Miriam: Guilty or Not Guilty?

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Abstract

Rabbis accused Miriam of engaging in slander against Moses and treated her more harshly than Aaron because she was a woman. This attitude toward women is still present in contemporary Jewish society.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)184-192
Number of pages9
JournalJudaism
Volume40
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1991

Keywords

  • Attitudes
  • Bible. Numbers XII -- Criticism
  • interpretation
  • etc
  • Jews
  • Miriam
  • Miriam (Biblical figure)
  • Portrayals
  • Sex discrimination
  • Women
  • Women in the Bible

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