• Mordecai Kaplan on Women

    by Mel Scult [See Chapter 6 of his Judaism Faces the Twentieth Century: A Biography of Mordecai M. Kaplan (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1993).] Kaplan’s first congregation, The Jewish Center, was Orthodox.  Seating was separate though equal and there was never any question of altering the synagogue ritual to include women.  The major question of the…

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