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JOFA UK

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Aviv

AVIV teen study programme aims to inspire young women with a passion for Jewish study, values and practice. AVIV sessions include: Text – exploring and gaining familiarity with key Jewish texts...

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October 16, 2017
Inspiration

The Joy of Text

Make sure you catch the final episode of Season 2 of The Joy of Text! After our listener’s question about cuddling on the wedding night, our guest, Ora Weinbach, talks...

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July 20, 2017
Faces of JOFA

Laurie & Gaby

Gaby feels that halakhah, not just tradition, should frame Jewish prayer and practice.  Laurie feels that Orthodox feminism, like so much of Judaism, is about standing up to injustice.

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July 17, 2017
Faces of JOFA

Rachelle

When I was a teenager, my late mum pushed me to leyn a chapter of Megillat Esther at our local women’s reading. Looking back I can’t thank her enough.

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July 16, 2017
Faces of JOFA

Hattie

I learnt that my Bat Mitzvah could be more than just a party. Learning to leyn was something I now realise is so important for a twelve year-old Jewish girl...

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July 13, 2017
Faces of JOFA

Rebecca

I hope to lead an example to my daughter that there are no limits to what she can achieve in her Jewish or secular life.

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July 12, 2017
Faces of JOFA

Sheara

My own mother introduced me to feminist values from a young age, taking me along to women's tefillah groups and encouraging me to learn to sing Anim Zemirot - in...

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July 11, 2017
Life Cycle

Mourning

Can women recite kaddish? Click here to learn more. Listen to Kaddish recordings by Rabbanit  Bracha Jaffe  

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November 30, 2016
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