Women’s groups outraged by all-male rabbinical c’tee

23.11.2011                      26.Cheschwan. 5772

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Women's groups outraged by all-male rabbinical c'tee

Israel Bar Association fails to select a woman to serve on the Appointments Committee for Rabbinical Judges.

The Israel Bar Association angered a raft of liberal and women’s groups on Tuesday by failing to select a woman to serve on the Appointments Committee for Rabbinical Judges.
The committee, which is headed by Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman and holds the power to elect judges to the country’s 12 regional rabbinical courts, voted instead to elect attorneys Asher Axelrod and Mordechai Eisenberg….