Balancing Tradition with Modernity

After more than a quarter of a century without a physical barrier separating men and women during prayer, Beth Tfiloh installed a Mechitza approved by the Orthodox Union and had the public address system certified by the Tzomet Institute. At the same time, women enjoyed more opportunities to participate in the Orthodox services, and assumed positions of leadership, including Executive Director Eve Kresin Steinberg.

Shelley Kaye reads the Megillah at the women’s Purim service.