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BIG STEPS TOWARD GENDER EGALITARIANISM at shearith israel

 

The Jewish year 5783 has seen some important steps forward in gender egalitarianism at Shearith Israel.  At the beginning of Sukkot this year, in a first for Shearith Israel women, daughters of Kohanim and Levi'imparticipated in the priestly blessing ritual.  And, in December, Rabbi Kaiman ruled that non-binary language is permitted when calling honorees to Torah honors. Read more about these exciting changes in our community in the recent post on the Religious Life Committee Blog.

Wed, April 17 2024 9 Nisan 5784