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Women and Judaism:  The Status of Women in The Halacha
It is easy to assert brazenly that Jewish law discriminates against women, but to make such a sweeping generalization is to ignore completely the historical context in which Jewish law developed. Many of these same standards were designed to protect the Jewish woman from destitution, in the remote Talmudic epoch in which they were designed. Today a new reinterpretation is possible, perhaps more in accordance with the spirit, rather than with the letter of, the original. [Full article...]
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