What has been the attitude of Jewish law to women?
How does Jewish tradition view the contemporary challenge of feminism?
These questions are the major issues addressed by Rabbi Moshe Meiselman in this in-depth treatment of Jewish feminism. He discusses in detail such current issues as creative ritual, women in a minyan, aliyot for women, talit and tefillin. The question of agunah is also given lengthy consideration. The author mixes current issues with scholary ones and gives full treatment to other issues such as learning Torah by women, women position in court both as witnesses and as litigants, the marriage ceremony & marital life.