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Wives of the Shevatim

The Farhi Bible in the Sassoon Collection (Ms. 368) includes, among other things, a list of the names of ancient matriarchs from the Tanachic period, including those of the wives of the Shevatim. The ...
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When did the switch to matrilineal descent occur?

I know this is old, but MOST evidence suggests that maternal descent only occurred sometime after diaspora. This is in part due to European/Christian legal paradigms. The evidence for this is abundant....
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Are women obligated in stepping before and after the Amidah

There is nothing saying she is not obligated to. It's hard to prove a negative, but I just haven't seen anything indicating that. The difference between men and women is usually in categories of ...
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