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Special mitzvahs of Jewish women and what they mean to us
The unique role of the Jewish woman is described in terms of three archetypical mitzvahs—Shabbat candles, family purity and kosher. How do traditional ideas of Jewish femininity compare to modern feminist ideas about the role of women in society?
We've come to idealize a world where success has become the most important drive in our lives. Career and achievement takes precedence over the home and family life. The feminine role of giving life and nurturing life is seen as secondary and insignifican...
Although I was at peace about my situation, it was still reassuring to hear from someone of the Rebbe’s stature that there is a role for every woman, whether a mother or not, in Judaism.
It is complacency, not questions, that pose a threat to Judaism. Questions propel us out of the lethargy of our comfort zones to dig deeper and discover the greater truths hidden within our eternal Torah.
The Power of the Jewish Woman
The Lubavitcher Rebbe understood that it is women who are the catalysts of change. Through empowering them, one hastens the social, psychological and spiritual revolution of mankind ...
To valuate a woman based on her ability to "do whatever a man can," is to dishonor womanhood, and all the unique qualities it brings to the table.
Their lives were miserable, they were slaves, and all they could think about was their superficial appearance?
The very concept of redemption is intrinsically related to women
The very concept of redemption is intrinsically related to women
In the world we live in, women continue to get the short end of the stick. Whatever women’s emancipation gains on one hand seems to get taken away from the other. Working mothers almost always do more work at home than their working husbands. And when was...
A perspective on the curse of Eve
With a glint in her eye, eager to challenge me about how I could call myself a Chassidic Feminist—a wig-wearing, religious woman and yet still a proponent of women’s empowerment—a girl slung a quote at me, “To the woman, He [G‑d] said, ‘I shall surely inc...
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