One of the great things about Moment is that through its 36-year history, it has documented breaking trends in Jewish life with insight and forward-looking prowess. Our last cover story, “A Woman Orthodox Rabbi?” made a splash in the Jewish community. But a peek through our archives unveiled that Moment was ahead of the curve on the evolution of women in Orthodox Judaism. Exactly 17 years ago, our cover story delved into the same issue, anticipating some of the breakthroughs that took nearly two decades to to come to fruition:
For your reading pleasure, InTheMoment is giving you exclusive access to this fascinating story from our archives, which is all the more enlightening in light of our last issue. Enjoy!