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.

The first class of 13 female kashrut supervisors graduated on Thursday, but they are unable to work in their field because they have not received official recognition from the rabbinate.... Read More: Israel Hayom