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Women, Gender, and Learning
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Women, Gender, and Learning

  Overview Overview- Women, Gender, and Learning Primary sources and presentations Jewish Heritage Online Magazine- Excerpts of Gluckel of Hameln memoirs The Letters of Bella Perlhefter, Elisheva Carlebach, Queens College, CUNY, New York, USA. Ordering Early Modern Marriage, Elisheva Baumgarten, Bar Ilan University, Israel. Jewish Marriage in Christian Eyes, Yaacov Deutsch, Hebrew University, Israel. Pinkas […]

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Mahzor (Italian rite; commissioned for woman), Abraham ben Mordecai Farissol (scribe), Italy, 1471, MS 8255, Fol. 5v.
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Mahzor (Italian rite; commissioned for woman), Abraham ben Mordecai Farissol (scribe), Italy, 1471, MS 8255, Fol. 5v.

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Almanac Perpetuum, Abraham Zacuto, (Leiria:) Samuel Dortas, 1496, Z-14, Fols. 67v-68r.
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Almanac Perpetuum, Abraham Zacuto, (Leiria:) Samuel Dortas, 1496, Z-14, Fols. 67v-68r.

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Overview: Women, Gender, and Learning
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Overview: Women, Gender, and Learning

While Jewish learning was the domain of a few educated men, women too had their part, limited as it might have been. Most works for “women and unlearned men” were penned by men, and there are few early modern texts by women – among them memoirs, letters, and prayers, or tkhines. Perhaps one of the […]