NEWS STORY: First women hired as Orthodox Jewish `congregational interns’

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c. 1997 Religion News Service UNDATED _ In a first for Orthodox Judaism, two prominent New York synagogues have hired women as”congregational interns,”a position stretching the role of women within tradition-bound Orthodoxy by including some duties normally performed by rabbis. Orthodoxy is the only one of Judaism’s four major denominations that does not allow women […]

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