Innovations in Orthodoxy Today: Is Everything in Halakha Halakhic?

Author: 
Frimer
Aryeh
Publication/Journal: 
JOFA Journal
Publication Month/Session: 
Summer
Publication Year: 
2004
Volume Number: 
5
Synopsis: 

R. Aryeh Frimer discusses the criteria that should be used to judge and set limits on innovative behavior with in Orthodoxy. He raises concerns about whether or not some recent developments in the Orthodox feminist movement are halakhic, focusing on the need to approach the halakha surrounding each topic with an open mind and without an expectation of the end result. 

Type: 
Article
Subject: 
Feminism and Halakha
Jofa Recommended: 
No
Issue Number: 
2
Pages: 
3-5