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Orthodox Jewish women are increasingly joining a custom called Daf Yomi, Hebrew for "daily page," which involves reading a page a day of the Talmud, a centuries-old, multivolume collection of rabbinic teachings, debates and interpretations of Judaism. Here women read the last pages of the cycle at their first women's mass Talmud celebration in Jerusalem in January. Tanya Habjouqa/NOOR for NPR hide caption

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Orthodox Jewish Women Take A New Lead In Talmud Study In Israel

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