Wise vs. Silverman, or New York’s Historic Rabbinical Women’s Suffrage Smack-Down

A century ago this month, two of the country’s most prominent rabbis scrapped like a couple of roosters “who ought to have their heads chopped off” over the right of women to vote. At the time of their showdown, Rabbi Joseph Silverman of New York City’s Temple Emanu-El, the flagship congregation of all of Reform Judaism, … Continue reading Wise vs. Silverman, or New York’s Historic Rabbinical Women’s Suffrage Smack-Down