Upcoming Events


Kickstarter Gallery Event
Join us as we feature the six portraits that were created for the Celebrating Female Jewish Educational Leaders sukkot poster. Meet the artists, view the works, and hear from Sylvia Barack Fishman about the significance of these six women. 
September 4, 2014 | NYC   Get your tickets here>>

Shofar Blowing Workshop and Shiur
How and when can a woman blow Shofar for a mitzvah? Come to find out the answer, and also get some hands-on training how to blow a shofar. 
September 7, 2014 10:00AM | Randolph, NJ  More details here>>

Grassroots Organizing 101 Virtual Seminar
Please join us for an introduction to Grassroots Organizing with Rachel Ackoff, Senior Organizer at the AJWS.
September 16, 2014 | 8:00PM EDT  More details here>>

JOFA's UnConference: Spotlight on Pioneers and Innovation
A day of lectures, workshops, panels, text-based shiurim, and structured and unstructured conversation exploring the diverse manifestations of the pioneering spirit in the Orthodox community. 
November 23, 2014 | NYC     More details here>> 

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"The Dance of Halakha"

A Holy Calling by Neshama Carlebach 
Kol Isha, Don't Drown Out a Woman's Voice by Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld. 
Bulletproof Stockings Rocks the Frum World  by Miriam Brosseau
Aliza Hiller: On Being an Orthodox 'Jock' and a Coach in a Yeshiva Setting by Pam Scheininger 
Read More >


NEW! JOFA Membership


Rabbi Herzfeld

JOFA means so much to you. JOFA is the place where you share ideas with like-minded people. JOFA is where you find the tools for advancing social change in your community.  Being a member of JOFA enables you to connect with people, like you, who are working to make the religious world a better place for women -- and men.  JOFA is you. It’s who you are. It’s your identity, your voice, and your community. Become a member and stay connected to people just like you. JOFA is where you belong.



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