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Monday, June 10 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Jewish feminism - the 'revolutionary' journey from the margins to the mainstream

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Jewish Orthodox feminism as a 'revolutionary movement' has pushed the envelope of tradition and consequently has often been active 'at the margins'. This session will explore the journey that feminist thinking and practice has made over the last century from the margins to the mainstream of Orthodoxy.


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Shelley Einfeld

Shelley Einfeld is a lawyer, wife, mother of two teenagers, and aspiring domestic goddess.  She is one of the founders of the Sydney Women’s Tefilah Group and a member of Or Chadash synagogue in Bondi.  Shelley is proud to identify as an Orthodox Feminist.
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Judith Levitan

Judith Levitan is a solicitor and founding member of the Jewish Alliance Against Family Violence, a community organisation that educates about family violence and promotes respectful relationships. Judith has worked for a number of years in the social justice sector as a solicitor, community legal education coordinator and project manager. She studied social work and law at university and completed an honours thesis in Social Work about community... Read More →


Monday June 10, 2013 10:45am - 11:45am
Scientia Building Gonski Room

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