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King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 2
Chapter 2 2:1 And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. 2:2 And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. 2:3 And when she could not longer hide him,...
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REAdiNG ANOthER PERSON'S LEttER - The Shema Yisrael Torah
We are all familiar with the cherem of Rabbeinu Gershom not to read other people's mail. ... Rabbeinu Gershom was born in the year 960 ACE in the city of Metz.
The Ketubah in America - Jewish Law
The Impact of the Ban of Excommunication of Rabbenu Gershom concerning Coerced ... according to Jewish law, in light of Rabbenu Gershom's ban on coerced ...
Monogamy? Exoticizing a 3000-Year-Old Pre-Christian - Springer
as herem adopted at the synod of Worms and attributed to Rabbenu Gershom Ben. Judah 2), later in Central Europe, and then Spain and Italy. The 1030 herem  ...
Here - Haym Soloveitchik
century controversy between Rabbenu Meshullam and Rabbenu Tam is evidence ... The school of Rabbenu Gershom penned a commentary to the Talmud and.
Heter Meah Rabbanim
Cherem of Rabbenu Gershom. It was not until the advent of Rabbenu Gershom ben Yehuda. (0, 9604028) that what was practiced in fact was formulated into.

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Committed To Rabbeinu Gershom
Similarly they ask on another takanah of Rabbeinu Gershom, not to divorce a woman against her will. The Torah explicitly says that a husband may divorce his wife if he so pleases. How can Rabbeinu Gershom forbid these things when the Torah seemingly ...
In Plain Language: Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide
Thus Rabbeinu Gershom, the “Light of the Exile,” could enact several crucial laws in the year 1000 CE, including the ban on polygamy and the necessity of both parties to consent to a divorce.
A Professor Of Ethics Writes To Mark Zuckerberg And Priscilla Chan
I am so very touched by the way you chose to give to your child. You have shown her that it is far greater to live in an enriched world than it is to be the sole beneficiary of great wealth.
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It is time for Orthodox revolutionaries to drop their tone of anger
I am not certain why the Rabbinical Council of America bothered – yet it did. On Friday, it issued a statement formally “prohibiting the ordination or hiring of women rabbis.

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Gershom ben Judah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gershom ben Judah, (c. 960 -1040? -1028?
Rabbeinu Gershom Ben Judah - (4720-4800; 960-1040) - Jewish
Rabbenu Gershom's teacher was Rabbi Judah ben Meir Hakohen, known as Sir Leofitin, of France. At the age of 53, Rabbenu Gershom established a great ...
Rabbenu Gershom ben Yehuda | Jewish Virtual Library
From around 220 CE until the tenth century, the major center of Jewish learning and authority was Babylonia. The great academies there developed the ...
Business-Halacha - Invasion Of Privacy -
A. Rabbeinu Gershom (also known as Me'or Hagolah, the "Light of the Diaspora" - a Rishon who lived approximately 1000 years ago) issued a Cherem (ban) on ...
halacha - Has the Ban of Rabbenu Gershom expired? - Mi Yodeya
Jan 3, 2013 I have heard that the ban or cherem of Rabbenu Gershom has expired. Is this the case? If so, what are the ramifications vis–à–vis his ...

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