Sacred Dimensions of Women’s Experience

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Hair Coverings for Married Women

Why some Orthodox women cover their hair, whether with wigs, hats or scarves.

Women in the Bible

In the Bible, women are sometimes portrayed as men's equals and other times as men's subordinates — or property.

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.