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  • Expert in Jewish law, women’s health offers intimate help

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    November 2, 2011 | 1:30 pm

    Recently, a young woman who had suffered a miscarriage called Shoshana Samuels, who is a yoetzet halacha, a trained adviser in the Jewish laws of family purity. Samuels was able to answer the woman’s halachic (Jewish legal) questions about the bleeding following a miscarriage, but...