A careful examination of rabbinic texts reveals that within patriarchy there was distinct movement to extend to women more rights and benefits. Among the topics to be studied in this course are relations between the sexes, giving testimony in a court of law, laws of marriage, divorce, and inheritance. The emphasis will be on reading sources in context. Versions of this course are available for credit, professional development and adult education.
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