Deracheha - Women and Mitzvot
Teacher Title Abstract
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Women and Halacha: Why is It Important for Women to Engage Directly with Halachic Texts? An Introduction to Deracheha
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director LEARNING TORAH, PART 1 What is the mitzva of learning Torah? Does it apply to women? The mitzva of learning Torah is only one element of the broader concept of talmud Torah. Women have an exemption specifically from the formal obligation, not from living lives of Torah.
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Learning Torah II: Obligation What is a woman's obligation in Torah study? Does exemption from the mitzva of talmud Torah leave room for women to study? The Mishna presents opposing perspectives, for and against. Even the position against women's study allows for learning practical Halacha.
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Learning Torah III: Openings to Study Rambam codifies Rabbi Eliezer's position, that a father is not supposed to teach his daughter Torah. But Rambam and later authorities open up Torah study to women in a number of ways.
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Learning Torah, Part IV: What to Study What areas of Torah may, and should, women study? How?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Three Mitzvot Special to Women, Part 1 Challa, Nidda, and candle-lighting are three mitzvot in which women's performance takes precedence over men's. Taken together, what do they teach us about women and halacha?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Three Mitzvot Special to Women, Part 2 Challa, nidda, and candle-lighting are three mitzvot in which women's performance takes precedence over men's. Taken together, what do they teach us about women and halacha?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Women's Status, Part 1 Men's and Women's mitzva obligations are often, but not always, the same. Where do the similarities and differences come from and what do they mean?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Women's Status, Part 2 Men's and Women's mitzva obligations are often, but not always, the same. In what types of cases are they the same?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Women’s Status, Part 3: Positive Time-Bound Mitzvot WHY ARE WOMEN EXEMPT? HOW CAN WE UNDERSTAND THE EXEMPTION?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Voluntary Performance When women are exempt from a mitzva, how is voluntary performance meaningful?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Beracha on Voluntary Performance When a woman voluntarily performs a mitzva from which she is exempt, may she make a beracha?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Prayer I: Obligation What are the parameters of the mitzva to pray? Are women obligated?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Prayer II: Shemoneh Esrei Are women oBligated To Recite Shemoneh Esrei? How Often?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Prayer III: Upon Arising What prayers should women recite in the morning upon arising and why? Must women recite birkhot ha-Torah?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director She-lo-asani Isha, She-asani Kirtzono Why do men say she-lo asani isha? What is the meaning of she-asani kirtzono?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Korbanot and Pesukei De-zimra What are korbanot and pesukei de-zimra? Should women say them?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Prayer 7: Keri'at Shema What is the significance of keri'at shema? How much of it should women recite?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Prayer 8: Birchot Keri'at Shema What are birchot Keri'at Shema? Should women Say them?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Prayer 9: End of Prayer and Priorities What are birchot Keri'at Shema? Should women Say them?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Tzitzit I: Keli Gever? Why don't most women wear tzitzit? Would wearing them be a violation of the prohibition of cross-dressing?
שיעורי טקסט Deracheha Staff; Laurie Novick, Director Tzitzit (II) What is yuhara? what does it have to do with women and tzitzit?