Rejecting rabbi’s comments, Jewish Home says it backs women in politics

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Rejecting rabbi’s comments, Jewish Home says it backs women in politics

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The Jewish Home party affirmed its support for women in political leadership roles after a prominent religious Zionist rabbi said politics “is no place for a woman.”

Amid talk of uniting the fractious political parties of the national religious camp, Rabbi Shlomo Aviner, a former chief rabbi of the Beit El settlement and head of the Ateret Yerushalayim yeshiva, was one of dozens of rabbis who came out against allowing former justice minister Ayelet Shaked, a secular woman, to lead such a union.

Click here to read the full article published by The Times of Israel on 4 July 2019.

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