While we may experience flashes of inspiration or insight, it is only through ongoing search and reflection that we can hone our spiritual vision. Shabbat Hazon is a time to pause, to allow our tears to flow, so that we might see more clearly.
The Talmud does not belong to any Jew or Jewish community. It is open and accessible to all. A true celebration of studying the Talmud would be reflective of this ideology of scholarly inclusiveness.
Some rabbis have attacked those men and women who speak out on behalf of a more progressive approach by Orthodoxy toward women's spiritual involvement. We must never do such a thing.