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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.

Ask the Expert: Can Women Wear Kippot?

Many liberal Jewish women wear yarmulkes during prayer and at other times.

Overview: Women in Traditional Jewish Sources

What the Bible, Talmud and other classic texts say about women and their roles.