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  • Berkovits
    Eliezer
    "Jewish Women in Time and Torah",
    Berkovits
    Eliezer
    , 1994 .
    Synopsis:

    The author examines the status of women in halakhah, and offers suggestions to improve that status, especially in the areas of ritual participation and marital rights.

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  • Rothenberg
    Naftali
    "The Wisdom of Love: Man, Woman and God in Jewish Canonical Literature",
    Rothenberg
    Naftali
    , 2009 , 936.
    Synopsis:

    Rabbi Naftali Rothenberg, a senior research fellow at the Van Leer Institute of Jerusalem,  explores the issue of love in classic Jewish sources, pointing out that spiritual and physical love between men and women are important feature of Jewish religious canonical texts.   He finds that the Bible, Talmud, Midrash and halakhah devote considerable attention to love, and that much of rabbinic tradition address the issue of love, both spiritual and physical aspects, without inhibition. 

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