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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

New York Post article about Ezrat Nashim from March 14, 1972. Courtesy of Leora Fishman.

“All of us had unbelievable chutzpah.” The true story of the women who helped change Conservative Judaism

April 4, 2022

Fifty years ago, a group of young Jewish women piled into two cars and drove to upstate New York to crash the annual meeting of the all-male Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative movement. They called themselves Ezrat Nashim and they had a set of demands...

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