Judith Olszowy-Schlanger

Judith Olszowy-Schlanger is professor of medieval Hebrew palaeography at the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Sorbonne), Paris. Her main research interests include Hebrew manuscripts, the Cairo Geniza, Karaite studies, Hebrew grammatical traditions and legal traditions in the Middle Ages.

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Karaite Women

Family law and personal status of women are important aspects of both the daily life and the halakhah of Karaite communities. Karaite legal sources often deal with rules pertaining to betrothal, marriage, divorce, ritual purity and incest. Crucial to the identity and the continuity of Karaite community, these issues had considerable impact on the relationships between Karaites and mainstream Rabbanite Jews.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Judith Olszowy-Schlanger." (Viewed on February 21, 2020) <https://qa.jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/olszowy-schlanger-judith>.


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