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A Time to Rend, a Time to Sew: Social Change in Israeli Halachic Feminism

What is the best way to promote social change: evolution, revolution, or perhaps a bit of both?
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Dr. Masua Sagiv is Scholar in Residence of the Shalom Hartman Institute based in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies at U.C. Berkeley. Masua’s scholarly work focuses on the development of contemporary Judaism in Israel, as a culture, religion, nationality, and as part of Israel’s identity as a Jewish and democratic state. Her research explores the role of law, state actors and civil society organizations

A Time to Rend, A Time to Sew: Strategies for Social Change in Israeli Halachic Feminism

In this two-part class, Masua Sagiv asks, “What is the best way to promote social change: evolution, revolution, or perhaps a bit of both?” By analyzing legal strategies adopted by activists in the halachic feminist struggle in Israel, she teaches about socio-religious change in the Jewish state.

Part 1

Part 2

 

NOTE: This series was part of our Hartman Summer 2020 month-long celebration of Jewish ideas, All Together Now

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