Israeli Rabbinate Won't Let Women in the Kitchen -- as Kashrut Supervisors
By Staff Reporter
Posted on 06/27/13 | News Source Israel Hayom |
National-religious women's group to petition High Court if rabbinate does not recognize female kashrut supervisors by end of week • Chief rabbinic council divided over issue • Rabbis say it is halachically permissible but could lead to "immodesty."
The national-religious women's organization Emunah will ask the High Court of Justice to intervene if the Chief Rabbinate does not recognize female kashrut supervisors by the end of the week, the organization said in a statement.
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