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Kol Deracheha

Feb 13, 2020

In this episode we go behind the scenes with Deracheha site director Laurie Novick to hear about the challenges and inspiration that went into writing our series on head-covering.

You can read the series here https://www.deracheha.org/passages/#head-covering/


Feb 9, 2020

In this episode we discuss the concept of yuhara and its applicability to women voluntarily wearing tzitzit. 

To read the sources discussed in context, check out the full article on our site at https://www.deracheha.org/tzitzit-2-yuhara/.


Jan 23, 2020

In this episode we'll discuss what the mitzva of tzitzit is, as well as why women have not customarily performed this mitzva. We'll also discuss whether a woman can perform the mitzva, and the potential halachic issue of keli gever (men's garb) that may apply in this case. 

To read all the sources mentioned in...


Jan 12, 2020

In this episode we discuss the setting in which the obligation to cover the head applies, including the difference between public and private spaces, and whether there are others present. 

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Jan 8, 2020

How much of her head or hair does a woman need to cover? Where do the variations in custom come from?

To see the sources mentioned in the podcast, click here https://www.deracheha.org/head-covering-4-how/