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Massekhet Ta'anit: Text, Translation, and Commentary

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Tal Ilan discusses tractate Ta'anit of the Babylonian Talmud, which deals with ritual fasting, usually in the case of rain failure. In this commentary, the author presents and discusses texts from the tractate which are relevant to women and gender. These include legal proclamations on the participation of women in public fasts, stories on pious men, whose proper conduct toward women make them ideal intermediaries for bringing rain and discussions of gendered rabbinic terms such as Bat Qol, usually translated as 'heavenly ...

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Massekhet Ta'anit: Text, Translation, and Commentary 2008, Mohr Siebeck, Tuebingen

ISBN-13: 9783161495243

Hardcover