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Top 11 Jewish Sites for Women


These sites for Jewish women focus on the interests and concerns of Jewish women today. Do Judaism and feminism conflict? How do Jewish women feel about their role in Jewish prayer and ritual? What challenges do Jewish mothers face? Find information from Jewish women's health issues to favorite books.

1. 614

614 is an online magazine put out by Hadassah-Brandeis Institute. 614 offers an opportunity to explore what Jewish experts, authors and scholars are discussing around the world.

2. Chabad.org: The Jewish Woman

The Jewish Woman is a site dedicated to providing Jewish women of all backgrounds intellectually challenging, emotionally uplifting and inspirationally stimulating articles.

3. For Serious Jewish Women - Elana Sztokman's Blog

Elana Sztokman's writes about women's issues today with compassion and passion.

4. Hadassah: The Women's Zionist Organization of America

"Founded in 1912, Hadassah retains the passion and timeless values of its founder, Henrietta Szold, Jewish scholar and activist, who was dedicated to Judaism, Zionism, and the American ideal." The site offers information about Hadassah's many activities, an online magazine, chat and forum.

5. Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance

The mission of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Allliance is to expand the spiritual, ritual, intellectual and political opportunities for women within the framework of halakha. We advocate meaningful participation and equality for women in family life, synagogues, houses of learning and Jewish communal organizations to the full extent possible within halakha.

6. Jewish Women's Archive

"The mission of the Jewish Women's Archive is to uncover, chronicle and transmit the rich legacy of Jewish women and their contributions to our families and communities, to our people and our world."

7. Judaism and Feminism

Kristin Switala provides an impressive list of books that focus on feminist interpretations of Judaism.

8. Kolot

Kolot is the Women's and Gender Studies Center based at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. Our mission is to bring insights and innovative practices from the study of gender and Judaism to Jews across denominations.

9. Ma'yan

Ma'yan envisions a Jewish community fully inclusive of women. Committed to making this vision a reality, Ma'yan serves as a catalyst for change and a resource for women working for change within the Jewish community.

10. National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW)

For over a century, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) has been a powerful force for social change across the country and around the world. NCJW champions the needs of women, children, and families.

11. Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal

This electronic journal is available only on the Internet. The goal of the journal is to promote scholarly debate on gender-related issues in Judaism.

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