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Sara Hurwitz's 'Rabba' Title Sparks Orthodox Jewish Condemnation

ReligionDispatches | Mark Dery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Just six weeks after Sara Hurwitz was granted the title of "rabba" -- a feminized version of "rabbi" -- that title is in jeopardy as Orthodox Jews con...

A Rabbi Is Not a "Rabbi" in the Jewish Orthodox Twilight Zone

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leora Tanenbaum

Within Orthodoxy, the "rabbi" title for a woman with the exact same credentials as a male rabbi is considered as forbidden as eating pork on Yom Kippur.