Women scholars are now writing Halakhic responsa and weighing in on contemporary topics. Will Halakha written by women look different than that written by their male counterparts? Is this a revolution, or is this simply the expansion of the traditional Beit Midrash? What added dimension might women bring to the halakhic table?
(*) Hilhot Nashim, edited by R. Rahel Berkovits, – with articles written by R. Rahel Berkovits, R. Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld and R. Sara Wolkenfeld.
Three leading halakhists:
Rabbi Rahel Berkovits – Pardes faculty, founder of Shira Hadasha
Rabbanit Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld – Manhiga Ruchanit, Efrat, author of “”The Newlywed’s Guide to Physical Intimacy” and a chapter in Hilkhot Nashim.”
Rabba Malka Puterkovsky – Author of “mehalekhet BeDarka” – Contemporary Challenges from a halakhic and ethical perspective”, teacher and thought-leader.
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Leah Rosenthal – Faculty and show host
Adam Titcher – Executive Producer