Wednesday, December 06, 2017

The meaning of the Dinah story

DR. ALISON L. JOSEPH: Who Is the Victim in the Dinah Story? (
We can not imagine anyone but Dinah as the victim, but does the Torah? Do the Rabbis? Understanding the story of Dinah and its reception in historical context can help us reflect on the role of women in ancient Israel and the meaning of sexual violence in a patriarchal society.

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