OCHJS Event: Brichto Lecture 2021: Ronit Irshai: Jewish and Muslim Feminisms in Israel Nomos, Narrative and Multiculturalism

Conveners: The Oxford Centre for Hewbrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS)

Speaker: Dr Ronit Irshai

Dr. Ronit Irshai is a S enior L ecturer in the gender studies program at Bar Ilan University and a Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. She is a member of the board of the Reckman Center at Bar Ilan University and a member of "Kolech" a religious feminist forum. She has published a series of articles on halakhah, theology and gender, Jewish sexual ethics, Jewish religious fem inism etc. Her first book: Fertility and Jewish Law Feminist Perspectives on Orthodox Responsa Literature was published by Brandeis University Press in 2012. The second book on abortion will be published soon in Hebrew by Magness Press and the third book (together with Dr. Tanya Zion Waldox and Banna Shagry) which compares Jewish Orthodox feminism and Islamic feminism in Israel, will be published by Brandeis University Press.

For information on how to join the lecture online, please follow the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsd-6prDIvEt1Kf72LrFNJYwhq4CfU7mK-