The Boiling Point

OPEN: Dr. Amit served coffee to students in an open sided tent on the rooftop turf during his two-week residency in February.

Scholar says ‘kol isha’ rules should never have existed

April 24, 2016

Talmud professor Dr. Aharon Amit was not allowed to attend his daughter’s third birthday party. Worried that female teachers would sing “...

STEPPING OUT: When sophomore Danielle Lowe sang Demi Lovato's

Going solo: New view of ‘kol isha’ lets girls sing on their own

April 18, 2012

The Megillah reading was over, and in the Bet Midrash a party and talent show were in full swing. Suddenly the room was quiet, as a girl in a lace d...