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Israelis Facing a Seismic Rift Over Role of Women

Date: January 14, 2012
Authors: Ethan Bronner and Isabel Kershner
QUOTE: “Just as secular nationalism and socialism posed challenges to the religious establishment a century ago, today the issue is feminism,” said Moshe Halbertal, a professor of Jewish philosophy at Hebrew University. “This is an immense ideological and moral challenge that touches at the core of life, and just as it is affecting the Islamic world, it is the main issue that the rabbis are losing sleep over.”

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