Saturday, July 24, 2021

Women and the Sabbath

PROF. HAGITH SIVAN: Women’s Connection to Shabbat (
Israelite women are conspicuously absent from the Decalogue’s Shabbat law. Three stories in the Prophets featuring female characters—Rahab the prostitute, the great woman of Shunem, and Queen Athalya—each tie to Shabbat in some unconventional way.

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