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“Beruriah Said Well”: The Many Lives (and Deaths) of a Talmudic Social Critic

Tova Hartman and Charlie Buckholtz

in Are You Not a Man of God?: Devotion, Betrayal, and Social Criticism in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199337439
eISBN:
9780199362370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337439.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines the iconic Talmudic figure Beruriah, a learned woman from an esteemed rabbinic family who finds herself repeatedly shocked by what she sees as a gap between the core values of ... More


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