The Chochmat Nashim Podcast: Women Talk Judaism
About This Show
Chochmat Nashim was founded to fight injustice in the Orthodox Jewish world and bring about positive change. Join Rachel Stomel, Anne Gordon, and Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll as they speak from within the community out of love for Judaism, respect for tradition, and the need for justice.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Two Agunot Cases SOLVED! (But Not Really)(Episode 17)
In some ways, it's a cause for celebration: an aguna for 18 years is finally released by a religious court. On the other hand, despite the fact that an Orthodox beit din has annulled the marriage, that decision has no effect whatsoever - none! - upon her legal status in Israel. Doesn't that violate the principle that the decisions of a valid beit din are accepted, even if other rabbis disagree with the ruling? What does this tell us about the pitfalls of the religion-state mix in Israeli law? And what can each of us do to fix these problems? Join Anne, Rachel, and Shoshanna to find out.
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