According to what it appears the Torah has to say about hair, though, the issue about a woman’s hair is less about the actual object—the collection of the follicles—but what it represents.
Binyamin Lieb is a regular Levi with an inquisitive eye. Having learned Brisker Torah for the decade or so, he’s taken his analytical mind and come up with a few interesting answers to a number of deep hashkafic questions. He also edits for Mosaica Press, lectures about dating and marriage, and is currently writing his first book about the frum world. He lives in Ramat Beit Shemesh with his wife and children.
Recent articles by Binyamin Lieb
Focusing on Smartphones is tantamount to a dog’s biting the stick that beats it while ignoring its holder.
“They’re all the same,” Sharon told Esther.
The Darkening of Jewish Eyes The Midrash explains that the four expressions describing the world before G-d introduced light are hints to the four exiles that the Jewish people would endure throughout their history. The third, darkness, refers to the Greek exile, because, as the Midrash states, “the Greeks darkened the eyes of the Jewish Read more