Conserving Tradition and Traditionalists

By Miriam Klein Shapiro

Eugene Borowitz, December 22, 1978

The decision by the Conservative movement to ordain women emphasizes the idea that the things men do as the best there is to Judaism. Women are made to feel that the thing that will make them equal is doing what men do rather than have any pride in those things that have been traditionally done by women.

Topic: Decision Making, Gender, Masorti Judaism, Rabbinate, Conservative Judaism, Women, Religion

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.9/no.164

Page Number(s): 38-39

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Klein Shapiro, Miriam. Conserving Tradition and Traditionalists. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 22 December 1978: 38-39. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=9538


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