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Seeking an End to Gender Discrimination for Female Halacha Experts

Female halacha experts in Israel are victims of gender discrimination, according to ITIM, an advocacy organization committed to building a Jewish and democratic Israel. The Chief Rabbinate does not allow women to take the State exams to certify their halachic expertise. ITIM is seeking to change that. Targum Shlishi is supporting ITIM’s new initiative...
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Jewish Sages of Today: Profiles of Extraordinary People

Jewish Sages of Today: Profiles of Extraordinary People is a book, Teacher’s Guide, and website dedicated to inspiring readers through the examples of remarkable individuals who have made major contributions.

Seeking an End to Gender Discrimination for Female Halacha Experts

Female halacha experts in Israel are victims of gender discrimination, according to ITIM, an advocacy organization committed to building a Jewish and democratic Israel. The Chief Rabbinate does not allow women to take the State exams to certify their halachic expertise. ITIM is seeking to change that. Targum Shlishi is supporting ITIM’s new initiative...
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Paving the Way for Orthodox Couples to Marry

It’s not easy, and sometimes it is not even possible to get married in an Orthodox ceremony in Israel, due to the strict regulations set by the Chief Rabbinate, which is the only body authorized to carry out Jewish marriages. But times are changing, and a new organization called Chuppot...
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Ultra-Orthodox Women Meet the Digital Age

Ultra-Orthodox women in Jerusalem tend to face unique workplace challenges and hurdles, including a lack of training in and under-utilization of digital technology and social media for business purposes. MATI – The Jerusalem Business Development Center, has created a new...
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Daily Kindness Calendar

The 2019 “A Kindness a Day” calendar, which recently arrived in Targum Shlishi’s office and is created by one of the foundation’s grantees, features uplifting messages that encourage us to extend kindness through concrete suggestions for action and a related piece of Jewish text. The calendars are daily reminders of…

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Jewish Sages of Today: Profiles of Extraordinary People is a book, Teacher’s Guide, and website dedicated to inspiring readers through the examples of remarkable individuals who have made major contributions.

Online Archive: The website for Rabbi Irving Greenberg collects and presents the work of this groundbreaking modern Orthodox rabbi and scholar. Lectures in audio, video, and text formats are supplemented with many other materials.

Toward a Meaningful Bat Mitzvah shares an approach to a bat mitzvah experience that allows girls to participate fully in the traditional ritual service while keeping within the broad parameters of traditional Judaism.

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