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To carry out the holy and life-critical mission of the Jew requires wisdom and understanding – which G-d granted the Jewish People by giving them His Own wisdom, the Torah, as a guide. Through Torah, Jews are the “Wise and understanding nation.” But Torah draws a distinction within Jews themselves: “Greater understanding was granted to woman than to man,” enabling them to perceive better and deeper, and to apply this perception in daily life.

Woman’s Wisdom

Woman’s Wisdom

25 Iyar, 5744 · May 27, 1984

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Woman’s Wisdom: 25 Iyar, 5744 · May 27, 1984

To carry out the holy and life-critical mission of the Jew requires wisdom and understanding – which G-d granted the Jewish People by giving them His Own wisdom, the Torah, as a guide. Through Torah, Jews are the “Wise and understanding nation.” But Torah draws a distinction within Jews themselves: “Greater understanding was granted to woman than to man,” enabling them to perceive better and deeper, and to apply this perception in daily life.
Lubavitcher Rebbe, Women, Femininity & Feminism
Woman’s Wisdom
25 Iyar, 5744 · May 27, 1984
Disc 71, Program 283

Event Date: 25 Iyar 5744 - May 27, 1984

To carry out the holy and life-critical mission of the Jew requires wisdom and understanding – which G-d granted the Jewish People by giving them His Own wisdom, the Torah, as a guide. Through Torah, Jews are the “Wise and understanding nation.” But Torah draws a distinction within Jews themselves: “Greater understanding was granted to woman than to man,” enabling them to perceive better and deeper, and to apply this perception in daily life.

When G-d fashioned Eve, the first woman, the verse states: “Vayiven – G-d built woman from Adam’s rib.” The word ‘Vayiven – Built’ shares the same root as ‘Binah – Understanding.’ When two meanings are combined in the same Hebrew word it is because they share an intrinsic connection. When it comes to the greater understanding granted to woman, the verse itself reveals the purpose of her understanding: to “build” her life and her family as an edifice of which G-d can say, “I shall dwell among them” – a dwelling where G-d Himself is at home.

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William Ganz miami/Jerusalem, MB, /Israel February 11, 2010

Woman's Wisdom Send to seminaries for more women to be able to benefit from the Reba's message.

Also send to hadasah, and other women's programs. Reply

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