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Sheitel

Louis Jacobs

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780192800886
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191726446
Sheitel

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‘Wig’, worn by married women to avoid the offence of going about with uncovered head. It was considered immodest for

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Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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