by Naomi Danis

Holding Our Feminist Breaths

Prayer is an absurd act,” explained Rabbi Haskell Lookstein, quoting Rav Soloveitchik. “It makes no sense that a small finite person is addressing the infinite,” he said to 2,000 participants at the opening plenary of the Second International] Conference on Feminism & Orthodoxy, chaired by Blu Gieenberg, this past February in New York City.

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