Covenant of Blood: Circumcision and Gender in Rabbinic Judaism

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Rabbinic Development of Hanukkah

The Mishnah references Hanukkah only obliquely.

Women in Rabbinic Literature

The rabbis of the Talmud designated specific female roles and activities, and were wary of women's nature, but they also tempered biblical laws that caused hardships for women.

Judaism and Pets: Questions and Answers

What Jewish tradition says about cats, dogs and other companion animals.