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Biblical Women

The Status Of Women In The Bible

Richard Elliott Friedman | Posted 11.13.2011 | Religion
Richard Elliott Friedman

When you try to form a view of women's status overall in the Hebrew Bible, you must take into account this unexpected fact: that the political founder of Israel was a woman.

Josh Fleet

New Musical Tales Of Mysterious Biblical Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Josh Fleet | Posted 08.15.2011 | Religion

Sex, betrayal and weird skin disease -- Bible stories aren't so different from the everyday. So says Alicia Jo Rabins, frontwoman of Girls in Trou...

How The Torah Is Pro-Women

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

There is a common (and unfortunate) misconception in the world at large that the Torah is anti-woman. The reality is that a simple examination of the actual text and a little research into some of the major commentaries reveal just the opposite.