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Questions tagged [kol-isha]

Qs about modesty as regards a woman's voice

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Kol Isha Yabia Omer 1:6

Chacham Ovadia writes in Yabia Omer 1:6(end of section 7) different opinions on listening to a woman's voice without knowing what she looks like. He brings the gemara in Berachos 57b that says: three ...
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Is singing a gramman considered kol isha?

Is a gramman considered "singing", with regards to kol isha? On the one hand, it is more of a reading of a poem with intonation and a chorus of na na nas interspersed. On the other hand, it has the ...
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Kol Ishah through filters

According to the opinions that one may not listen to a woman's recording: I've been playing around with some music recording programs, particularly the functions that modulate the voice and apply ...
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Can a man listen to woman singing a pizmon?

Hypothetically, would it be permitted for a man to learn a pizmon from a woman? Namely, that she sings a tune for the purpose of teaching Torah (i.e. Tehilim) and the man has the intent to learn. Does ...