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Episode 23: Gender – Rav Moshe on Feminism

by Rabbi Dov Linzer (Posted on January 18, 2019)

Rabbi Linzer looks at a famous teshuvah of Rav Moshe that takes on the challenge from feminism to the role of women in halakha and Jewish life. Why are women not obligated equally? Can halakha change to accommodate shifting social realities? Spoiler alert: it can’t.