April 30, 2011

Feminist pioneer challenges Orthodox patriarchy

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JERUSALEM (RNS) Tova Hartman opens the door to her apartment with a warm smile, speaking softly and casually dressed. With her down-to-earth femininity, she doesn’t exactly look like a rabble-rouser within Orthodox Judaism. Which, perhaps, is precisely what makes her so effective. The 53-year old psychologist and Jewish scholar has used her decidedly feminist Orthodox […]

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