Are Orthodox Jewish Women Allowed To Wear Open-Toed Shoes?

Dear Jew in the City- Now that the summer is here, I have a question. Is it proper for an Orthodox Jewish married woman to wear sandals/open-toed shoes in public? Thanks, JJ Dear JJ- Thanks for your question, though I’m not sure where marital status enters into it. (The only law of modesty that hinges […]

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The Orthodox Jewish Female Active-Duty US Captain

People often think of Orthodox Jews as wearing a certain uniform, but the uniform Captain Dana Hall dons is pretty unorthodox, as a storm-chasing, disaster-aiding first responder. Trained as a pharmacist and with a graduate degree in Homeland Security, she uses medical expertise and crisis management to help communities in crisis and has done so […]

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The Orthodox Jewish Female Theater Troupe Taking Israel By Storm

The WIT, Women in Theater troupe is an all-female, theatre company based in Israel which “provides a platform for women who are observant to be able to perform” as stated by the managing director, Ninoska Ravid. She further explains, “our goal is to be able to create quality pieces of quality productions.” Ravid joined in […]

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