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Women as Synagogue Presidents / Board Members

Question: Can a synagogue appoint women as its president or have one sit on its board of committee? With many thanks. Answer: There is no prohibition for a woman to fill one of these positions. However care must be taken to maintain both guidelines of tznius [often a president needs to address the congregation at shul, for a woman to do this would be a breach of traditional synagogue conduct]  and the tradi ...

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