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Rav Ovadiah Gives Women the Green Light on Reading the Megilla.

In Uncategorized on March 2, 2009 at 2:21 pm

Ha’aretz reports Rav Ovadiah Yosef acknowledges that the prohibition of Kol Isha does not apply to chanting of sacred texts and therefore since women and men have the same obligation to read the Megilla, a woman can read for a man and fulfill his obligation to read.