Resources on Women’s Ordination

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by R. Gil Student

A lot has been written recently on the subject of women’s leadership in the Orthodox community, particularly about women’s ordination on rabbis. The overwhelming conclusion has been that there are many areas of potential growth for women in communal leadership but not in the rabbinate. Traditionally, the rabbinate has been male; we are bound to proudly uphold that tradition.

A good deal has been written on the subject. Here is a list of some of those resources.

Resolutions by rabbinical organizations:

Essays on the subject:

Two giants from Conservative Judaism wrote about the subject a few decades ago:


About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the founder, publisher and editor-in-chief of Torah Musings.

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