Ask the Rabbi: Questions and Answers about Women - Obligations & Exemptions
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Obligations & Exemptions

Rashi's Daughters - Is it true that Rashi's daughters wore Tefillin? If so, what is the source? Why could those women wear them and other women not? More
Tallit - Women - On the issue of women wearing a tallit, I understand that women don't generally wear them because they are not required to attend synagogue services 3 times a day. But is there a law forbidding this? More
Tefillin - Women - Why have women not traditionally worn tefillin? Can I do so if I desire? More
Women - Torah Reading - I am curious why women are not called for an aliyah to the Torah on the same basis as men. Are women barred from reading from the Torah? Is the reason rooted in halacha or is it just tradition? More

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