Modesty is Expressed in Many Fashions

By Laura Geller

Eugene Borowitz, November 24, 1978

The author criticizes the arguments made for modesty in appearance according to tzniut (one meaning of which is privacy), asserting that one's dress does not directly relate to one's sexual habits. Further, if this ideology is for all people, it should not target women more than men.

Topic: Gender, Language, Relationships, Ideology, Meaning, Clothing, Sexuality, Values

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

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.9/no.162

Page Number(s): 21-22

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Genre: Article

Coverage: California , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Geller, Laura. Modesty is Expressed in Many Fashions. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 24 November 1978: 21-22. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8945


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