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1st Female Rabbi Sworn In

July 12 2022


The Australian army has its first female rabbi, reports the Australian Dept. of Defense.

Rabbanit Judith Levitan was sworn in during a ceremony in Sydney, the department said in a release on Monday. She is also the first woman ordained as an Orthodox rabbi in New South Wales and the second in Australia.

She will serve at the Randwick Barracks upon completing her specialist service office course, the department said.

The move is potentially controversial, since not all those in the...

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