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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.
Live, Rabbis Without Borders, Women & Feminism
The words “religious feminist” seem like an oxymoron. How can someone be both? The three main Western religions, Judaism, Christianity ...
American Jews, Gender & Sexuality, Jewish Thought, Live, Sages & Scholars, Study, Women & Feminism
Who Is Rachel Adler?
How Adler uses feminist ideas to challenge Jewish law.
Jewish History, Modern Jewish History, Study, Women & Feminism
How one of the first female rabbis was almost forgotten.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History, Gender & Sexuality, Jewish History, Study, Women & Feminism
Jewish Women in Medieval Christendom
Marriage, money, and religious education.
Jewish History, Mixed Multitudes, Study
From the Academy: Judith Hauptman
In this week’s installment of â€œFrom the Academy,â€? Dr. Judith Hauptman, E. Billi Ivry Professor of Talmud and Rabbinic Culture ...
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History, Beliefs & Practices, Gender & Sexuality, Jewish History, Live, Study, Women & Feminism
Medieval Jewish Attitudes Toward Women
In the Middle Ages, a Jewish woman's social well-being was considered important, but her life was strictly guided by Jewish law.
Witches & Witchcraft
Throughout much of Jewish history, witchcraft has been viewed as a vice that virtually every woman will indulge in.
Beliefs & Practices, Gender & Sexuality, Live, Study, Women & Feminism
Overview: Women in Traditional Jewish Sources
What the Bible, Talmud and other classic texts say about women and their roles.