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    • Sylvia Sztern
    • 21.11.11 | 17:12 (IST)

    Such institutional regression must be deemed unacceptable in a society that adheres to female, albeit secular-- equal participation right in the armed forces-- had been led by female Prime Minister, and is inspired by female scientists Noble Prize Winners-- If contributing to the Jewish State ( the only one on Earth) the heart the brains and the mind is fine-- should in the name of fairness be deemed fine in the eyes of all Rabbinical Sages to admit women on equal terms to all ellective, and representative "status functions" ( Searle 1995). As the matter of fact it is the time to admit female rabbis into the shaping and the moulding of Israels "habits of thought" ( Veblen 1931, Hodgson 2004) - not because the male side is deficient but because the complementarity is life saving which actually is teleologically acknowledged by the Torah. There are positive effects to the segregation and the intellectual tention created by what in pre Petrine Russia!!! had been called the "terem"-- but the costs outweight the benefits-- Peter the Great defeated Charls XII of Sweden encouraging all forms of female participation in public life. ... Facing Iran-- Israels Sages can not hide behind their hatts and spare themselves female intellectual competition . Sylvia Sztern-SempreLovingM.G.

    from the article: Ultra-Orthodox pressure may keep woman off Israel's rabbinic committee
    First published 00:44 21.11.11 | Last updated 00:44 21.11.11
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