In Israel, Moshe Levi, 26, received first prize in an essay contest on gender equality sponsored by, among others, the women’s organization Na’amat Israel. In his essay, Levi advocates more flexibility in interpreting halacha, saying Jewish law should be influenced by real life to improve women’s status.
This Article Appeared In
Jewish daughters and their African-American nannies tell stories of love, and complexity. The matronymic metamorphosis: what to name your child. Being a Catholic mother in a Jewish family.