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A Refreshing Refresher to Taharat HaMishpacha

Women of the community are welcome to join Yoetzet Halacha Shoshana Samuels in a review of the foundations and practicalities of the laws of Jewish family life. The course will include ...

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Women's Health and Halacha Day

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Young Israel Hires Women’s Halachic Adviser

Knowledgable Women Maintain Family Purity Many observant women, for reasons of modesty, do not consult rabbis with intimate questions. BY LEAH HARRISON September 26, 2017, ...

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Nathalie Loewenberg: French Speaking Yoetzet Halacha

Yoatzot Halacha can be pretty busy. Women quietly approach them with questions at the playground, after shul, or in the supermarket, or contact them over the phone or email or whatsapp, at all ...

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Goldie Katz Samson: Spanish Speaking Yoetzet Halacha

When Rebbetzin Shira Horowitz of Santiago, Chile, saw Nishmat's Kallah Companion Course, she knew it was exactly what her community needed. Together with translator Dina Cuchacovich, Shira ...

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Recognition by major Orthodox organizations

The OU’s new Speakers Bureau lists a number of Yoatzot, specifying their title: Yoetzet Halacha. See the list >> The OU's Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus ...

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American Yoatzot Grow Amongst Peers and Mentors

Jewish law and medical ethics, enhanced leadership skills, and mental health challenges were among the intriguing workshops offered this summer for Yoatzot Halacha (Women Advisors in Jewish Law) ...

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Los Angeles gets its first local Yoetzet Halacha

After nine years of continuous effort, led by women and supported by congregational rabbis, to draft a Yoetzet Halacha for Los Angeles, Yoetzet Halacha Ilana Gadish  moved with her ...

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Conceptions, Misconceptions and Missed Conceptions

Yoetzet Halacha Dena Block, Monday September 11th, at Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford Connecticut at 8:15PM Conceptions, Misconceptions and Missed Conceptions - a review of the ...

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If There is Pain Like My Pain

NISHMAT’s Miriam Glaubach Center republished If There is Pain Like My Pain, by a community Yoetzet Halacha and a passionate community member. The booklet, for women who have experienced ...

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