In this photo taken Thursday, June 20, 2013, Israeli Rabbi Miriam Berkowitz, left, of the Kashuvot organization for pastoral care, also known as spiritual support, pose for a photo with

 

              In this photo taken Thursday, June 20, 2013, Israeli Rabbi Miriam Berkowitz, left, of the Kashuvot organization for pastoral care, also known as spiritual support, pose for a photo with
In this photo taken Thursday, June 20, 2013, Israeli Rabbi Miriam Berkowitz, left, of the Kashuvot organization for pastoral care, also known as spiritual support, pose for a photo with a patient and nurse at a hospital in Jerusalem. Depending on whom you ask, these women are either pioneers or provocateurs. They are part of the liberal Reform or Conservative streams of Judaism which allow women to perform rituals typically reserved for men under Orthodox Judaism, the dominant form of Judaism in Israel. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)