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Why aren't men and women obligated to do the same Mitzvahs?
In essence, a woman has every obligation of a man, and a man every obligation of a woman. True, man and woman are separate bodies, and appear to have...

Mrs. Olidort, do you like to sit in a different room when praying?
Different? You mean a partition? I'm not bothered at all by that. My prayers are between myself and G-d, and I don't need recognition from the men...

In Judaism, men seem to take on a far greater role than women...
That all depends on the value system. The exile value system has always been that working on the outside and combating darkness head-on is a far greater...

Do a wife's earnings belong to her husband?
According to the Torah, a man does not automatically have a right to his wife's earnings. However, the rabbis instituted that since the husband is...

Why do very religious Jewish men avoid looking at women?
Every ism in the world acknowledges the power of sexuality. Every spiritual tradition thus demands of its spiritual masters either complete...

What's the connection between women and Rosh Chodesh?
Jewish women have a special connection to Rosh Chodesh and therefore refrain from extra work such as washing laundry and sewing on that...

What is the reason for the Mechitzah in the synagogue?
Two Jews three opinions. Here are three reasons why Jewish law mandates two sections in the synagogue1. Attraction is Distraction More than gravity pulls...

What's wrong with abortion?
Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Libby: shalom Rav I have an important question to ask you that I...

Is it preferable to marry a virgin?
Marriage is two entities becoming one, and Judaism reveres and sanctifies this union. The Torah ensures the sanctity of marriage by providing...

What role did the women play in the Exodus?
From the outset of the Jewish slavery in Egypt and through the exodus, we see that the women played a pivotal role and acted with much...

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