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Tag: Oral Law
May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm
October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pmWhen Sharon Stein Merkin attended a Modern Orthodox religious day school in Los Angeles, she didn't learn Mishna or Gemara, the Oral law, because her school, like most in the 1980s and '90s, didn't teach women Talmud.
But it was only when she attended seminary in Israel after...