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Kol Isha returns, with a vengeance
“It is over, finish and klaar!” wrote Jewish Report on 27 July after an out-of-court settlement was reached in the six-month long Kol Isha saga between Capetonian Jewry and the Cape Board. The emboldened victors returned with a vengeance this week. The same Applicants and legal team have taken the same matter up with the national Board - and insist they will go to the Johannesburg Equality Court, in January if the Cape agreement , or a suitable alternative, is not implemented nationally by then
https://www.sajr.co.za/sa/organisations/2016/09/09/kol-isha-returns-with-a-vengeance
Kol Isha returns, with a vengeance, Hashoah can be observed in a meaningful and inclusive manner.” The halachic principle of Kol Isha
Kol isha: Colloquium and then to court
Kol Isha - interpreted as the voice of a woman singing solo in public - has become a divisive issue within the Jewish community, culminating in two Cape Town Orthodox Jews and SACRED (the SA Centre for Religious Diversity and Equality) taking court action on constitutional grounds against the Cape Council of the SA Jewish Board of Deputies for unfair discrimination against women.
https://www.sajr.co.za/news-and-articles/2016/06/08/kol-isha-colloquium-and-then-the-courts
Kol isha: Colloquium and then to court, like that, something unimportant.” David Carless regards the kol isha issue as unnecessary
Last chance for agreement on Kol Isha
If a solution is to be found that stops the case of two Cape Town Orthodox Jews and a multi-faith organisation taking the Cape Board of Deputies to court over applying religious doctrines at secular events, it will have to happen this week. JR Online understands that the parties are all trying to reach consensus this week. Read where things go if they don't...
https://www.sajr.co.za/sa/organisations/2016/07/06/last-chance-for-agreement-on-kol-isha
Last chance for agreement on Kol Isha, the case. Kol Isha - the halachic decree that men should not hear the voice of a woman singing - has, , due to the widely held Orthodox religious practice of kol isha. While this practice is correct
‘Kol isha’ question - for community to decide
On June 20, the SAJBD Cape Council will be facilitating a colloquium for its affiliate organisations to debate the question of women singing solo at Yom Hashoah, hopefully the outcome of which will be a working solution for the Cape Jewish community’s continued all-inclusive commemoration of the Holocaust.
https://www.sajr.co.za/news-and-articles/2016/06/01/kol-isha-question---for-community-to-decide
Kol isha’ question - for community to decide, cannot and does not take any position on the halachic aspects of kol isha. Our mandate, rather
Kol Isha: far beyond a ‘concession’ to women
Sarah Goldstein, who together with her brother Gilad Stern was one of the two original applicants in the Equality Court case against the Cape Council of the SA Jewish Board of Deputies, writes to the community explaining her position on the case. The Board have called a community colloquium next Monday to gauge the feelings of their affiliates and today extended an invitation to the three applicants.
https://www.sajr.co.za/opinion/letters-discussion-forums/2016/06/15/kol-isha-far-beyond-a-concession-to-women
Kol Isha: far beyond a ‘concession’ to women, Over the last few months I have come to understand that the issue of Kol Isha is not only about whether a woman can sing at a (communal Jewish) service; it is about the way women are seen. It is about the way women are “handled, managed, and dealt with”. Women have been asking “nicely” for years now, agreeing, pleasing, compromising, and ultimately not being heard. It has taken a man starting, , together with her brother Gilad Stern, were the two original applicants in the Cape Town Kol Isha case
Kol isha dispute is settled out of court
a six-month long episode in the life of SA Jewry ended last night when the applicants in the Equality Court case where two Orthodox Jews (later joined by an interfaith group affiliated to Progressive Jewry) took up a position against the Cape Board over the issue of women singing at secular functions, reached an amicable out-of-court settlement. The spat ended when all parties in the hard-fought saga signed off on a negotiated settlement agreement. It is over, finish and klaar!
https://www.sajr.co.za/sa/organisations/2016/07/27/kol-isha-dispute-is-settled-out-of-court
Kol isha dispute is settled out of court, as the “kol isha” dispute, was set down to be heard in late August, but ended when all parties in the hard, principle of kol isha (women singing in front of men) at secular events hosted by the Board. While, still ensuring that the event is inclusive for the entire community, including those observing kol isha.“ RIGHT: Gilad Stern, the observant Orthodox Capetonian who led the march for secularism
Kol isha plaintiffs not the keepers of the Jewish nation
The kol isha issue has been written and discussed about at levels that will split an already fractured South African Jewish community in ways that this Jewish community may never recover from.
https://www.sajr.co.za/opinion/letters-discussion-forums/2016/07/13/kol-isha-plaintiffs-not-the-keepers-of-the-jewish-nation
Kol isha plaintiffs not the keepers of the Jewish nation, the halacha of kol isha or not, is not for these two people and an organisation to decide on behalf
Board sued in Equality Court over ‘Kol Isha’
The Cape Council of the SA Jewish Board of Deputies Papers were served papers today that they are being sued in the Equality Court for “discrimination of women on the basis of gender”. The Board issued a statement today. The claimants are two Cape Orthodox Jews and SACRED, and the charges emanate from the issue of women not being allowed to sing at secular events. Acting for the claimants is Advocate Anton Katz SC. Read what everyone has to say...
https://www.sajr.co.za/sa/organisations/2016/04/06/cape-board-sued-in-equality-court-over-kol-isha
Board sued in Equality Court over ‘Kol Isha’, "Kol Isha" - has become commonplace. This is “correct according to halacha”, a respected local
Kol Isha dispute is settled in Johannesburg
The threat by some Orthodox and other South African Jews and interfaith groups to take the SA Jewish Board of Deputies’ Gauteng Council to the Equality Court over kol isha, the halachic ban on women singing in front of men, has been amicably resolved for Yom Hashoah in Johannesburg, as was the case earlier this year in Cape Town.
https://www.sajr.co.za/sa/organisations/2016/11/30/kol-isha-dispute-is-settled-in-joburg
Kol Isha dispute is settled in Johannesburg
Kol isha heading for the Equality Court
Unless something drastic happens at the proposed Cape Town community colloquium next month to try to resolve the differences between two Cape Town Orthodox Jews joined by SACRED (a Progressive-affiliated interfaith group, the SA Centre for Religious Equality and Diversity) and the Cape Council of the SA Jewish Board of Deputies who decided not to allow women to sing solo at this year’s Yom Hashoah commemoration, the scene is set for a ground-breaking court case with huge repercussions all-round.
https://www.sajr.co.za/news-and-articles/2016/05/31/kol-isha-heading-for-the-equality-court
Kol isha heading for the Equality Court
 

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