Local elections in Israel brought a record number of women to positions of authority. With the Rambam saying women can’t
Artificial Reproductive Technologies have made all kinds of things possible – starting with children who would not have been born.
“I Don’t Know of a Modest Way to Die”: Breast Cancer Screening in the Haredi World (Season 2 Episode 2)
The Haredi world has a 70% lower incidence of breast cancer than the general population, but a 30-50% higher mortality
Shoshanna, Anne and Rachel make use of the popular conversational technique (that’s what it meant in our high school) to
Chochmat Nashim is still on summer hiatus, but we’ll be back after the chagim with brand new episodes of the
In some ways, it’s a cause for celebration: an aguna for 18 years is finally released by a religious court.
What happens when women are tired of conceding to the sensibilities of men? We get cranky, that’s what… or at
It’s one thing to combat extremism in theory, but what should we do when the extremist is someone whom we
A recent Religious Zionist conference was women-free, by design. Chochmat Nashim asks whether we are ready to reevalute the premise
When a member of the RCA and the US Yeshiva community questioned the validity of Yoatzot Halacha, Chochmat Nashim engaged
The salvation of the Children of Israel, no less, came about because women were heard. This is, of course, Chochmat
You’ve probably heard of the halachic prenup as a solution to the agunah problem, so why are we still stuck
Humor, satire and snark are favorite Jewish pastimes. Chochmat Nashim explores why humor packs such a punch. Happy Adar!
When is segregation okay – if ever? Anne, Shoshanna and Rachel explore a hot topic in Israel: state sponsored sex
Will Israel really name a train station at the Kotel for US President Trump? Chochmat Nashim weighs in at the
When “modesty signs” instructing women how to dress were used as justification for assault against women and girls in Beit
On Rosh Hashanah, we dip apples in honey for a sweet new year, and some have the custom to include
Extremism is a growing phenomenon in Orthodox Judaism, and this is perhaps most obvious in the Israeli city of Beit
Rabbi Chuck Davidson explains to Chochmat Nashim the ins and outs of conversion in the State of Israel, with its
Chochmat Nashim discusses women in Jewish leadership positions, and the unnecessary controversy over their titles. Music: “Misery” by The Whips
Feminism. What is it? Do we need it as an independent value? Does it have a essential role in Torah
The Chochmat Nashim Podcast is hosted by Rachel Stomel, Anne Gordon, and Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll. In episode 2, to mark
The Chochmat Nashim Podcast is hosted by Rachel Stomel, Anne Gordon, and Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll. Episode one is an introduction to