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.
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.
16 Jul 2017
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...
13 Jul 2017
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.
12 Jul 2017
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...