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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Gender

May a Woman Recite Birkat Eirusin?

Halakha and Electric Shavers

Can A Woman Be A Sandak?

Women Leading Selichot: A Response to Rabbi Ysoscher Katz

May a Woman Lead Selichot and the Recital of God’s Thirteen Attributes of Mercy? (English)

May a Woman Lead Selichot and the Recital of God’s 13 Principles of Mercy? A Response to Rabbi Dov Linzer in Hebrew

Women and Kriyat HaTorah: A Response from Rabbi Aryeh Klapper

Further on Women and Kri’at HaTorah: A Response to Rabbi Aryeh Klapper

Women and Kri’at Hatorah: Response to Rav Yoni Rosensweig

Women and Kri’at HaTorah: A Response from Rav Yoni Rosensweig

P’sak Halakhah and Women’s Voices

Tzniut, Halakha, and the Male Gaze

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on August 15, 2016

This essay was written in the context of this op ed in the New York Times. This accompanying source sheet provides a closer look at the sources.  Tova Hartman, in her chapter “Modesty and the Religious Male Gaze,” in Feminism Encounters Traditional Judaism, discusses the topic of the male gaze, and how the culture around tzniut reinforces this – accepts it as a given – and the status of women as sex objects.…