Responsa on Contemporary Jewish Women's Issues

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881257823
  • Publisher: KTAV Publishing House, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 223

Table of Contents

1 Talmud Study by Women 3
2 Shelo Asani Ishah 21
3 Talit for Women 32
4 Women and Shemoneh Esreh 34
5 Women's Zimun When Men Are Present 36
6 Can a Man Lead Women's Zimun? (I) 40
7 Wording of Women's Zimun, and Can a Man Lead Women's Zimun? (II) 45
8 Women and Birkat haGomel 53
9 Kevod Tzibur, Women's Megillah Readings and Prayer Groups 61
10 Women's Immersion Before Yom Kuppur 77
11 Women and Sheva Berachot 88
12 Mechitzah in the Synagogue and Whether It Must Separate Reshut 99
13 Mechitzah in the Synagogue: Torah Law or Rabbinical Enactment? 110
14 Women in the Men's Section of the Synagogue 116
15 Mothers Who Wish to Come to Synagogue 126
16 Women's Hair Covering 131
17 More on Women's Hair Covering 148
18 Uncovered Hair of the Bride at the Wedding Feast 152
19 Seating Men and Women at Weddings 156
20 Unintentional Tevilah in the Ocean 171
21 Nursing and Birth Control 177
22 Limiting Family Size 180
23 Differences in Minhagim Between Husband and Wife 190
24 Kal Kevudah: May Women Go Out? 196
Glossary 201
Chapter Sources 211
Index of Subjects 213
Index of Sources 218
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