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Henkin’s revolution

Jerusalem Post
Twenty-five years after the establishment of Nishmat, a center for advanced Torah Study for women, its founder reflects on the challenges and inroads made by the organization.

A quarter century after she founded Nishmat, the Jeanie Schottenstein Center for Advanced Torah Study for Women in Jerusalem, Rabbanit Chana Henkin never fails to feel delight when witnessing the fruit of her labor.

“When I walk into the beit midrash humming with students, I still feel a rush of adrenaline and gratitude to Hakadosh Baruch Hu [the Holy One, blessed be He]. After 25 years, it’s not passé,” says Henkin. Continue >>