The rabba, as she is called, has come to the March 2010 conference of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA) in New York, to publicly address the controversy swirling around her.
What does JOFA stand for?
JOFA stands for Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (New York, NY)
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- Japan Offspring Fund
- Japan Opera Foundation
- Japan Osteoporosis Foundation (International Osteoporosis Foundation)
- Japan Otome Festival (game)
- Jar of Flies (Alice in Chains)
- Job Order Funding
- Joint Operating Facility
- Journal of Finance
- Journal of Forecasting
- Journey of Faith Church (Irving, TX)
- Journal of Accountancy
- Japan Overseas Forestry Consultants Association
- Joy of Faith Christian Center (Athens, GA)
- Journal of Financial Economics
- Journal of Food Engineering (International Society of Food Engineering)
- Journal of Fusion Energy
- Josephson Field Effect Transistor
- Jamaica Ornamental Fish Farmers Association
- Java Open Framework for Application Development
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site (US National Park Service)
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Magazine: Blu Greenberg, pioneer in Orthodox Jewish feminism and a founder of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA); Judy Chicago, feminist artist and creator of feminist art projects including The Dinner Party; and Gerda Lerner, a pioneer in the field of women's history and founder of the first graduate program in women's history at Sarah Lawrence College.
Modern Orthodox women have demanded, either individually or through the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, a greater role in liturgical matters and synagogue governance, a revision in the traditional attitude toward agunot (women whose husbands had deserted them or were missing), and changes in Halakha regarding birth control and other matters of particular relevance to women.