In a step that further expands the opportunities for women to serve as recognized authorities in Jewish law, the Chief Rabbinate for the first time is allowing women to serve as kashrut supervisors.

Nine women took the Chief Rabbinate’s kashrut supervision exam last week in Jerusalem. Should they pass, they will become the first women qualified to enforce Jewish dietary laws in any Israeli institution the Chief Rabbinate certifies as kosher.


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