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Mikveh: Microcosm of our Global Crisis?

Mikveh: Microcosm of our Global Crisis?

Written by Yoetzet Halacha Atara Eis, Director of Nishmat’s Miriam Glaubach Center and U.S. Yoatzot Halacha Fellows Program Imagine you’re on business or vacation in an exotic location, and you’re scheduled to immerse in the mikveh. You have one problem – no access to a kosher man-made mikveh for immersion. Perhaps you call me, a… Read More

English-Language Kallah Teacher Course

English-Language Kallah Teacher Course

Our English-Language Kallah Teacher Course, taught by Yoatzot Halacha Hadassa Klein and Yoatzot Halacha Dr. Deena Zimmerman, launched last night in Modi’in. Participants include women from Givat Shmuel, Beit Shemesh, Jerusalem, Chashmona’im, and more…! B’hatzlacha! Read More

YH Shoshana Samuels Returns to Nishmat

YH Shoshana Samuels Returns to Nishmat

Veteran Yoetzet Halacha Shoshana Samuels stepped back into Nishmat’s Bet Midrash last week for the first time in eight years. Awarded an Advanced Torah Fellowship from the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture and pursuing research in Nishmat’s Machon l’Mechkar (Research Institute for Yoatzot Responsa), she is authoring a groundbreaking comprehensive textbook for kallah teachers, women… Read More

Web Expands Opportunities for New Yoatzot Fellows

Web Expands Opportunities for New Yoatzot Fellows

With 20 Yoatzot Halacha newly certified in the U.S. and Israel this summer, 142 practicing Yoatzot Halacha are assisting and advising women and families worldwide. This summer, Nishmat also enrolled 26 new Yoatzot Halacha Fellows: 12 through Nishmat’s Keren Ariel Program in Israel and 14 through Nishmat’s Miriam Glaubach Center (MGC) in the U.S. What’s… Read More

Behind the Scenes in the Back Seat

Behind the Scenes in the Back Seat

A few months ago, we were excited to see that one of our posts inspired discussion in different corners of Facebook. People raised a number of questions about the answer given by the Yoatzot, under the guidance of Rabbi Yehuda Herzl Henkin. In response, we’d like to take the opportunity to explain the answer in… Read More