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Kol Deracheha

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. 

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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?

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Jan 2, 2020

In this episode we discuss the source of the ruling that the obligation to cover the head takes effect only upon marriage, and how this affects divorced women and brides.


Dec 23, 2019

In this shiur, Laurie Novick analyzes the type of Hallel said on Chanuka, as well as the unique relationship of women to Chanuka, in order to understand the special obligation of women to recite Hallel on Chanukah.