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  • And this new, joint entity can become the resting place for the Divine Presence in this world. Indeed "bayit," the Hebrew word for "home," is the same word used for the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, where the

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  • Esth. 2: 7 states: “Mordecai adopted her as his own daughter [literally: took her le-vat],” which the midrash understands as: Mordecai took her le-bayit, that is, as a wife (BT Megillah loc. cit.).

    Esther: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • We would discuss the Torah portion about shalom bayit peace in the home, and, chagrined but hopeful, the girls would ask how they might make amends for their crappy attitudes, lack of gratitude, and laziness.

    The Blessing of a B Minus

  • I tell parents who are frustrated by persistent rudeness about the concept of shalom bayit, peace in the home.

    The Blessing of a B Minus

  • According to Jewish teachings, maintaining shalom bayit is your responsibility, and enjoying shalom bayit is your right.

    The Blessing of a B Minus

  • Amram heeded his daughter, and returned to his wife, whom he remarried in a public celebration with all possible pomp and ceremony: he sat her in a palanquin, Aaron and Miriam danced before her, and the ministering angels proclaimed (Ps. 113: 9): “He sets the childless woman [akeret ha-bayit] among her household as a happy mother of children.”

    Jochebed: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • The Sages saw shelom bayit (domestic peace) as a supreme value.

    Marriage.

  • Amram remarried Jochebed in a public celebration with all possible pomp and ceremony: he sat her in a palanquin, Aaron and Miriam danced before her, and the ministering angels proclaimed (Ps. 113: 9): “He sets the childless woman [akeret ha-bayit] among her household as a happy mother of children.”

    Miriam: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • Finkelstein suggests that there should be a mediator in each case who would decide whether there is any possibility of shelom bayit.

    Legal-Religious Status of the Married Woman.

  • By specifying modes for adjudicating the end of the contract should the relationship break down, addressing issues such as child custody and division of property, a time frame for shelom bayit, and perhaps even designating an adjudicating body willing to accept the terms of the contract, the potential for extortion which exists in unilateral kiddushin could be avoided.

    Legal-Religious Status of the Married Woman.

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