Bitha Har-Shefi

Bitha Har-Shefi teaches Talmud at the Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem. She obtained her doctorate in Talmud at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem under the supervision of Professor Israel Tau-Shma.

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Observance of Mitzvot: Custom and Halakhah

Women’s existence in a space between custom and halakhah has allowed them to create unique practices and observances. Women are exempt from some halakhah but also have created informal agreements to adapt certain customs to their needs.


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