Open Orthodoxy outside bounds of tradition, says European rabbinical group

The Conference of European Rabbis declared the nascent Open Orthodox ideological movement beyond the pale of traditional Judaism last week, following recent critical statement by both ultra- and modern- Orthodox organizations in the United States.
Those previous statements, made by Agudath Israel of America and the more moderate Rabbinical Council of America, appeared to herald the beginning of a schism within Orthodox Judaism in America over the issue of the ordination of women and the place of women in religious leadership.
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