Silence is Deadly: Judaism Confronts Wifebeating

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The topic of battered women in the Jewish tradition has just begun to be properly explored. The purpose of this book is to present the attitudes on wifebeating that can be found in Jewish tests. As Naomi Graetz shows, rabbinic responses to wifebeating in the Jewish community are not monolithic
Original languageEnglish GB
Place of PublicationNorthvale, N.J
PublisherJason Aronson
Number of pages244
ISBN (Print)9780765760135, 0765760134
StatePublished - 1998


  • Women in Judaism
  • Wife abuse (Jewish law)
  • Jewish women
  • Married women (Jewish law)


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