A Female Rabbi? Just Don't Call Her That

Judge validates the idea that Orthodox women can be clergy.

Will women take on a more formal role?

Photographer: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Is what you tell the rabbi’s wife a secret that she can’t be required to reveal in court? The Haredi Jewish newspaper Yated Ne’eman has reported on a fascinating decision by a judge in Portland, Oregon, holding that the answer is yes.

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