The scene at Sunday’s JOFA conference at Columbia University. Speaking at the gathering, Rabbi Lila Kagedan, citing great strides for women within Orthodoxy, warned: “We can’t take this progress for granted.” Hanna Dreyfus/JW
It’s been a year since JOFA joined the Jewish Week and we wanted to share with you all the ways in which JOFA’s blog has given voice to the Jewish community. From responding to the OU’s Ban on Female Clergy in February and the Rabbanut’s “Blacklist” of American rabbis this summer, to being a space for women to share their experiences with abuse and infertility, JOFA’s blog has been changing our communal discourse, one blog post at a time.
Check out the links below to catch some of our top stories from 2017!