Masorti Women’s Study Day

Watch videos from previous Masorti Women’s Days of Study.


Watch a video of “Who is Left Outside? Three Rabbis Discuss the Other in Judaism,” a panel discussion hosted by Professor Alice Shalvi, former rector of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, on the “other” within different streams of Judaism. Rabbanit Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld, spiritual leader in Efrat, spoke about Orthodoxy’s approach to singles and families without children. Rabbi Myra Hovav of Ramot Shalom in Beer Sheva spoke about the Reform movement and issues facing Israelis of Ethiopian origin. Schechter Rabbinical Seminary faculty member Rabbi Diana Villa discussed Judaism’s relationship with other monotheistic religions.



Rabbi Diana Villa, Rabbanit Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld and Rabbi Alona Nir Keren discuss their roles as clergy. Facilitated by Professor Alice Shalvi.


Rabbi David Golinkin speaks on Halakhic Controversies Related to Women in Israel: 1918-2018.


Professor Alice Shalvi speaks on Women’s Wisdom has Built a Home in Jerusalem.


Rabbi Ariella Graetz Bar-Tuv speaks on Changing the Discourse: How Nechama Leibovich and Miriam Peretz Influenced Other Women.



English lecture with Rabbi Shira Israel:

Spanish lecture with Tamara Schagas:

Hebrew lecture with Rabbi Diana Villa:

3 thoughts on “Masorti Women’s Study Day”

  1. Awesome to see and be a part of, helping ensure that these Days of Study and the Kehillot thrive and prosper under our watch and generations to follow !!
    Thank you for helping me, and all of us, be a part of all of this in any possible !!

  2. Mara Steinbeg says:

    When’s the next one?

    1. Erica Slutsky says:

      Our most recent Masorti Days of Study just wrapped, but I would contact Diane Friedgut through the Schechter Institutes website here for more information:

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