Dec 29, 2020
Must all Jewish women fast on the minor fast days? What if a woman is pregnant or breastfeeding? Postpartum or after pregnancy loss?
Read Deracheha's full article here: https://www.deracheha.org/exemption-from-minor-fasts/
Dec 23, 2020
In this episode, the first in our series on fast days, we discuss when do we fast and why, including background on the fasts of Yom Kippur, Asarah Be-tevet, 17 Be-tammuz, Tisha Be-av, Tzom Gedalya and Ta'anit Esther. We also discuss the level of obligation on each fast day and who is obligated.
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Dec 1, 2020
What other observances of Chanuka are special to women? Are women obligated to recite Hallel on Chanuka?
Read the full article here: https://www.deracheha.org/chanuka-2-other-observances/
Nov 24, 2020
Does a woman light her own Chanuka candles? When does she light for others?
Read the full article on our site here: https://www.deracheha.org/chanuka/
Nov 17, 2020
In this episode we discuss women's obligation in Birkat Ha-Mazon, and what questions the test of Birkat Ha-Mazon may raise for women.
Read the full article here (starting from obligation): https://www.deracheha.org/birkat-ha-mazon/