Ishay Rosen-Zvi

Ishay Rosen-Zvi is a professor of Talmud and Ancient Jewish Thought in the Scholion program for Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His Ph.D. work dealt with textual and cultural aspects of Tractate Sotah. His research interests focus on gender and sexual ethics in the Talmud as well as ancient Jewish hermeneutics.

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Sotah

Sotah (beginning in Talmudic literature) is the term for a woman suspected of adultery, who must undergo an ordeal that will establish her guilt or innocence.

Sotah, Tractate

The Mishnaic Tractate Sotah, which appears in the Order of Women (Nashim), between Tractates Nazir and Gittin, deals mainly with the trial by ordeal undergone in the Temple by a sotah, a woman whose husband suspected her of adultery.

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