Few women dare to speak up and say; I want to be influential, I want to have power, I want to move things. This is much more common, and accepted, among men.
By JONATHAN JOSEPHWomen and leadership
In Jewish family life, the home is important, and the Jewish woman has always been respected, both as a mother and wife.
During the last century the Jewish woman has moved from the domestic role to becoming an active participant in the larger Jewish community.
Still, many of the tasks within the community have been "domestic"-oriented, i.e baking for kiddush or Wizo gatherings, visiting the old, hosting various dinners and likewise voluntary tasks.
Many women work professionally in the Jewish communities, mainly with children and the old.
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