Judaism: “WILL MY RABBI BELIEVE ME? Will He Understand?”

Jewish Task Force Against Violence

The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence together with The Rabbinical Council of Victoria held a book launch for the ground breaking publication, “WILL MY RABBI BELIEVE ME? Will He Understand?” Responding to Disclosures of Family Violence in a Rabbinic Context, on Tuesday, November 15, 2011.

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Thailand’s female monks (cautiously) lobby for legal recognition

Thai female monk

A quiet campaign to grant female monks legal recognition began this summer. Advocates hope that the minimal fanfare will help the ‘Bhikkhunis’ evade conservative religious opposition.

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