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Talmud

The Talmud: Repository of Wisdom or Masculine Tool of Oppression? Maggie Anton Weighs In

Writer Maggie Anton, whose "Rashi’s Daughters” series has sold 175,000 copies, believes that studying Talmud is the most feminist thing a woman can do. “Knowledge of Talmud is the key to halacha,” she says. Anton asserts that modern Jewish law is made at a table full of Talmud scholars, and that women can have a seat at that table.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Talmud." (Viewed on September 21, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/talmud>.

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