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Bruriah, Part III

Forgotten Stories My older brother feels guilty about something he did to me long ago when I was a very little girl. This is not an incident that left behind a conscious trace in my memory, it is not something … Continue reading

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Bruriah, Part II

All Her Life Bruriah rose above what she knew of men- even or especially the learned sages who populated her world. She knew of their pitiful inability to get comfortable in the presence of a woman who was at the … Continue reading

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Bruriah: An Exposé

1. Have you ever been obsessed by a historical figure or a story and wondered why? This is what’s happening to me this summer. Bruriah is the only woman mentioned several times by name in the Talmud. She is a … Continue reading

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