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Biti Roi

Biti Roi is a lecturer in Judaic studies, currently teaching Jewish philosophy at Stern College of the Yeshiva University, the Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School and the SAR High School of Riverdale. She was a Jerusalem Fellow in the Mandel Institute for Professional Leadership and is a former fellow of the Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Roi has extensive experience in teaching and curricular planning on both the high school and post-high school level and has worked for the Israeli Ministry of Education to plan national curricula in Jewish culture and philosophy. She is currently pursuing her doctorate at Hebrew University in Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism of the eighteenth century.


Articles by this author

Iggeret Ha-Kodesh

The Iggeret ha-Kodesh is a Kabbalistic work with contested authorship, written in the second half of the twelfth century. The work is a kabbalistic interpretation of sexual relations and its sacred spirituality between a married couple.

Ba'alei Ha-Nefesh

Ba’alei Ha-Nefesh is a halakhic work written by Rabbi Abraham ben David (Rabad) of Posquieres, a Provençal rabbi, in 1180. It focuses on the laws of behavior during niddah (menstruation), and lays out Rabad’s theology of self-control, sexuality, and the role of Jewish women.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Biti Roi." (Viewed on June 7, 2023) <>.


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