In Israel, women in Judaism

  • Updated: July 10, 2013 - 4:38 PM

The women in these portraits are part of the liberal Reform or Conservative streams of Judaism which allow women to perform rituals typically reserved for men under Orthodox Judaism, the dominant form of Judaism in Israel. They say they are exercising egalitarian worship, which runs counter to the traditions of Israel's Orthodox establishment. Depending on whom you ask, these women are either pioneers or provocateurs.

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