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Don't Treat Religious Women As Second-Class Feminists
Author, Painted Hands; co-editor Faithfully Feminist
While mainstream feminism seems desperate to have in its fold a 19-year-old reality television star who is famous in no small part because her older sister's sex tape went viral, mainstream feminism rejects empowered women of faith.
13 Religious Leaders Who Rocked 2013
A Wall of Healing: How Splitting the Kotel Can Bring Us All Together
Rabbi Michael Rothbaum
Rabbi, Oakland CA
Being Jewish is not just about being Jewish my way. While I choose to pray only in spaces where there are no divisions based on gender, I know there are Jews for whom such a division is essential. And not just men.
Sara Silverman's Sister One Of Ten Women Arrested At Wailing Wall
My Grandmother's Prayer Shawl
Nobody wielded a needle and thread like my Abuela. With deft rhythm and mesmerizing patterns, she conveyed a life story of painstaking work and imposed silence.
Arrested for Praying Out Loud?
Rabbi Laura Geller
Rabbi Emerita,Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills
It's hard to believe, but you can be arrested for singing the
out loud at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, considered the holiest site in the Jewish world. You can be arrested -- if you are a woman.
Equality For All At The Western Wall
Rabbi Wendi Geffen
When women are detained and arrested at the Western Wall in Jerusalem for wearing Jewish prayer shawls and "endangering public peace" by intoning word and melody of prayer, we are all diminished.
Woman Arrested For Carrying Torah Near Western Wall
Maybe In 2010, Zionism Means Enduring Prison
Tel Aviv-based journalist and writer
Anat Hoffman spent 14 years on the Jerusalem city council. But last week, she sat on a different side of the law, as Israeli police interrogated and fingerprinted this former politician turned prominent social activist.
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