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Women and Talmud Torah

By Deracheha / September 12, 2023 | כ״ו באלול תשפ״ג

Adapted from deracheha.org What is the mitzva of learning Torah? Does it apply to women? What Torah does a woman have to learn? How and why did text…

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Women and Shofar

By Deracheha / September 12, 2023 | כ״ו באלול תשפ״ג

Adapted from deracheha.org What is the mitzva of shofar? Are women obligated in it? What are the practical halachot involved? Who blows for whom? What is the Torah-level…

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Women’s Exemption From Positive Time-Bound Mitzvot

By Deracheha / September 10, 2023 | כ״ד באלול תשפ״ג

Adapted from deracheha.org What are rules of thumb for gender and halachic obligation? Prohibitions and their punishments, civil legislation and tort law, and legal ramifications of…

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What is Kiddushin

By Deracheha / August 16, 2023 | כ״ט באב תשפ״ג

Adapted from deracheha.org What is marriage for? Ideally, marriage establishes a strong emotional and sexual bond, and creates a framework for procreation. Matrimony also can…

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Voluntary Mitzva Performance and Nachat Ruach Shel Nashim

By Deracheha / February 24, 2022 | כ״ג באדר א׳ תשפ״ב

Adapted from deracheha.org by Deracheha: Women and Mitzvot May a woman perform mitzvot voluntarily? The test case is semicha, leaning on a sacrifice, a ritual…

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Kevod Ha-Tzibbur – A Closer Look

By Deracheha / January 4, 2022 | ב׳ בשבט תשפ״ב

Adapted from deracheha.org by Deracheha: Women and Mitzvot   tl;dr  What is Kevod Ha-tzibbur? It seems to mean different things in different cases. It can…

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