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Tzniut and Feminity Are Closely Related

Tzniut and Feminity Are Closely Related

Sarah BENITAH

Tznius is often perceived as a hindrance to femininity. Yet, as we will see, these are two closely related concepts. What is femininity?

The Woman: The Symbol of Shavuot

The Woman: The Symbol of Shavuot

Liora CHARTOUNI

Each Jewish holiday has been assigned a distinctive symbol. On Pesach we have the Matzah, on Sukkot, the Sukkah, but on Shavuot, what do we have? As surprising as it may...

Miriam or Sweet Resentment

Miriam or Sweet Resentment

Tuesday May 12th, 2020

We generally think of Miriam as being Moshe’s sister, but more than the prophet’s sister, she is a prophetess in her own right.

Intimate Relationships In The Torah: The Truest Indicator

Intimate Relationships In The Torah: The Truest Indicator

Simcha G

For some, intimacy rhymes with guilt. This is what Western society, based on Christian values, tries to make us believe. It is not for nothing that their spiritual...

Did the Patriarchs Set Unreasonable Demands for Us?

Did the Patriarchs Set Unreasonable Demands for Us?

Sylvie Tsivia TEMSTET

Our history is replete with stories describing Mesirut Nefesh, the self-sacrifice to perform Mitzvot at all costs, starting with our exceptional Patriarchs and...

Miriam: The Hidden Heroin of the Egyptian Exile

Miriam: The Hidden Heroin of the Egyptian Exile

Liora CHARTOUNI

Moshe Rabbeinu, the greatest prophet and the spiritual leader of the Jewish people, is commonly recognized as the emblematic figure of the Egyptian exile.

Curtains Up for 10 Biblical Women!

Curtains Up for 10 Biblical Women!

The Torah-Box Team

Our history abounds with fascinating, strong and courageous feminine characters. Some of them are not sufficiently honored and yet their story and journey represent an...

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