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Bamidbar chapter 5 verse 18 states that the Kohen would pull off the woman's kisui rosh. Rashi there explains that from here we learn that a woman should have her hair covered. This is consistent with the Talmud's ruling (based on a Tannaic opinion) in Kesubos 72a that a married woman who does not cover her hair is transgressing a biblical commandment. I ...


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The Rambam in Hilchot Melachim (chapter 1) lists a number of conditions to be a king (not to be a convert, a woman, a butcher, barber, bath-attendant or a tanner). Having no blemish is not such a condition. In addition, the Tanakh (Shmuel II 14:25) mentions Absalom was without blemish. If this was a mandatory condition to being a king, it wouldn't need to be ...


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