Jewish Gender & Feminism Quiz


Even as Jewish women have attained ritual and leadership opportunities formerly restricted to them, the history of female exclusion in Judaism continues to linger. How much do you know about gender issues in the Jewish past and present?

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    What are tekhines?

     Yiddish petitionary prayers traditionally recited by women
     The Yiddish name for sweet pastries traditionally baked by women
     The Yiddish name for the heavy stockings that women in Eastern Europe wore in order to dress modestly
     All of these