Sweet Waters from a Tainted Source

By Sara Horowitz

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, March 17, 1995

For some women, studying the Talmud can be deeply troubling given the numerous misogynist passages that it holds. Other women respond that something humans have assembled is bound to have flaws, but the sense of God and overall ethical code of living is still valuable.

Topic: Theology, Halakha, Morality, Jewish Law, Ethics, Jewish Text, Sexism, Meaning, Women

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.25/no.490

Page Number(s): 4-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Horowitz, Sara. Sweet Waters from a Tainted Source. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 17 March 1995: 4-6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7997


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