Hide and seek: Jewish women and hair covering

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Urim Publications, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 224 pages
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The traditional Jewish community has long been silent on the very personal yet also public matter of married women covering their hair with hats, scarves, and even wigs. Hide and Seek is the first book to discuss this topic, and includes legal and sociological perspectives of this observance, citing relevant texts and rabbinic discourse, as well as the history, tradition, and customs of Jewish communities from around the world.

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User Review  - yonitdm - LibraryThing

A balanced look at Orthodox Jewish women who do and don't cover their hair for a wide variety of reason. Each section really delves into each woman's private story her life her spirituality. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

I have always been curious about the reasons which women chose to cover their hair as a Jewish woman who grew up Reform. I found the insights in the book to be insightful and thoughtful. My only ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
Youve Come a Long Way Baby
35
Hair Today Gone Tomorrow
50
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Lynne Meredith Schreiber is a journalist and college instructor.