FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Why is this process taking place now? How did this all begin?
During my interview process for the role of Senior Rabbi, it was made clear to me that Women and Ritual is an issue requiring consideration sooner rather than later. I requested not to begin this process until at least a year into my time at Adath Israel. During that initial year, which ended last March, the issue most frequently discussed with me (beyond the quality and quantity of kiddush food) was this one. It was clear that we needed to start learning and discussing.