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Hotline for Women’s Questions on Halacha-Jewish Law More Accessible Than Ever

NEW! Extended Hours for American Women Nishmat’s Golda Koschitsky Women’s Halachic Hotline (1-877-YOETZET) – which assists Jewish women seeking woman-to-woman advice on personal ...

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A Yoetzet Halacha in Paris

Nathalie Loewenberg, our French speaking Yoetzet Halacha visited Paris from January 19-22 to promote the role of Yoatzot Halacha. She met with the Chief Rabbi of Paris, Michel Guggenheim and ...

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The Shovavim period

We have just entered the Shovavim period (an acronym for Shemot, Vaera, Bo, Beshalach, Yitro, and Mishpatim). This is considered an auspicious period for teshuvah (repentance), during which we ...

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Study to be a Yoetzet Halacha

Nishmat offers two fellowship programs to train Yoatzot Halacha. Both programs are currently recruiting students for their upcoming classes.  The programs include in-depth study of Hilchot ...

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US Yoatzot Halacha Fellowship

Nishmat is seeking six women with extensive Torah scholarship, deep religious commitment, and leadership skills to fill the fourth Yoatzot Halacha class in the United States. Since the ...

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Mikveh on a Snowy Night

For many of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it's winter and time for snow. Unfortunately, every snowstorm falls on a night when some women were planning to use the mikveh. What are the ...

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Yoetzet Halacha Lisa Septimus Hosts Emunah Bat Mitzvah Mission

On Thanksgiving day, 20 Grandmothers, Mothers, and Daughters arrived at Nishmat for a unique textual learning experience as part of their Emunah Bat Mitzvah Mission, led by U.S. Yoetzet Halacha ...

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