What is the meaning of "HaIshah Nikneit"? Can you really but a wife in Torah? What is a kinyan in general, and in the first chapter of Kiddushin in particular? An analysis of the relevant texts and concepts in the mishnah, gemarah and rishonim, as well as in Tanach.
An analysis of the issues involved in women saying birchot hamitzvot when voluntarily performing mitzvot. In this shiur we explore the broader issues of birchot reshut, Lo Tissah and berachah sheainah zerichah and the nature of w omen's exemption from certain mitzvot asseh.