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Can a man listen to a woman give a shiur (Torah class)? Does it matter if it's not in a class format — like, let's say it's on a CD?

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Per Rabbi Avraham Yosef it is permitted 100% to listen to a recording of a woman giving a Shiur. However it is prohibited to sit at a Shiur which is being given by a woman.

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Does he explain why he distinguishes between the two cases? –  Double AA Jul 9 '13 at 20:54
If listening to music by a woman is permitted all the more so a Shiur (epis?). –  Hacham Gabriel Jul 10 '13 at 3:20
What about a video shiur? –  Ani Yodeya Aug 4 '13 at 12:46
There is a concept of the yetzer harah not desiring what it cannot see, ive heard that recorded women's singing is permitted if the listener has never seen the singer as well. –  user3114 Sep 23 '13 at 1:07
I've seen rav-approved shiurim given by women with men in the audience. Presumably, R' Yosef's opinion is not universally accepted. –  Fred Mar 31 at 4:01

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