Related links

The following websites are resources that the Jewish Women’s Center has found of value for Jewish women:

Women of the Wall  http://womenofthewall.org.il/

Women of the Wall is a group of Jewish women from around the world who strive to achieve the right, as women, to wear prayer shawls, pray and read from the Torah collectively and out loud at the Western Wall.

Jewish Women’s Archive  http://jwa.org/

Uncovers, chronicle, and transmit the rich history of American Jewish women. It is devoted to making known the stories, struggles, and achievements of Jewish women in North America in order to enrich the way we understand the past and to ensure a more inclusive future. JWA has amassed the most extensive collection of material anywhere on American Jewish women, and it can be accessed for free by anyone with an Internet connection. Our website is a destination for people seeking knowledge, a sense of connection and community, and a way to affirm and enhance the legacy of American Jewish women.

Ritual Well http://www.ritualwell.org/

A resource to help you find, create and share Jewish ritual of all kinds. Blending tradition and innovation, it helps you to discover and design rituals that will enhance your Jewish life. You can offer comments on existing rituals and share new material.

Ma’yan  http://www.mayan.org/

Focuses a feminist lens on the cultural challenges and identity issues facing Jewish girls in contemporary society. Through research, innovative programming, and community events, they work with girls, their parents, and their educators to provide resources that help all youth grow into critical, curious, and committed global citizens.

Israel Women’s Network  http://www.iwn.org.il/

Women who are united in their determination to improve the status of women in Israel, regardless of political affiliation, religious outlook or ethnic origin. (Site only available in Hebrew)

Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance  http://jofa.org

Works to expand the spiritual, ritual, intellectual and political opportunities for women within the framework of halakha. They advocate meaningful participation and equality for women in family life, synagogues, houses of learning and Jewish communal organizations to the full extent possible within halakha.

Jewish Women’s International (JWI)  http://www.jwi.org/

Works to provide innovative programs, advocacy and philanthropic initiatives to protect the fundamental rights of all girls and women to live in safe homes, thrive in healthy relationships, and realize the full potential of their personal strength.


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