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INDEX A Aberlin, Rachel Mishan, 170, 196 abolitionist movement, 242, 268-269 Abrabanel, Benvenida, 104, 107-108, 121, 123, 125, 127 Ackerman Paula, 275 adultery in biblical law, 43 in rabbinic law, 43 in Christian Spain, 96 Aguilar, Grace, 204-205, 206, 223, 225, 231,232,250 agunah problem, 122, 154, 229,266,300 n. 98 Ahimaaz ben Paltiel, 103-104 Alexander, Rebecca, 271 Aliyot by women, 101 Allegra of Majorca, 77 Alvares, Judith Baruch, 268 amulets and charms, use of in antiquity, 4, 19,20 in rabbinic era, 46 in Islamic era, 71 in hasidic courts, 234 see also magic Anna the Hebrew of Rome, 108, 118 Anthony, Susan B., 260 anti-Semitism Christian, 74-76, 130-131 Muslim, 49-50 American Jewry, origins, 239-243 Arabian and Yemenite Jewry, 49-50 Arnstein, Fanny von, 202, 205-206 d'Arpino, Anna, 108, 127 artisans, Ottoman Empire, 186 Ascarelli, Deborah, 106, 108-109, 127 Ashkenzaim, definition of, 166 B Baal Shem Tov (Yisrael ben Eliezer), 133, 134, 136, 162, 163 Babatha of Mahoza, 4, 5-6, 12, 13, 14, 16 Babylonian Jewry, 1,4, 24, 282 n. 9 Bacharach. Hava/Eva, 134 bat, meaning of, 303 n. 63 Bat Ha-Levi of Baghdad, 54, 62 Beatrice de Luna, see Nasi, Gracia Beila of the Blessed Hands, 224 Bellina of Venice, Madonna, 105, 109 Benayah, Miriam, 188 Berenice, 30 Beruriah of Palestine, xi, 26-28, 30, 39, 284 n. 284 betrothal, gaonic, 64 Bible Teacher of Fustat, 54-55, 61, 64, 66 "bitter water" ordeal, 43, 285 n. 62 blessing of the bride, 68 Brandeau, Esther, 240, 244 Brazilian Jewry, 238-239 bride price/payment Bible, 12 Elephantine, 6, 12 rabbinc era, 40 business women C Elephantine, 5 Babatha archive, 5, 223 Christian Europe, 87-88, 97 Italy, 117-118 Ashkenaz, 149, 150 Ottoman Empire, 185, 186 early modem Europe, 223 United States, 263 Cairo Genizah, 51 Canadian Jewry, origins, 240-241 candlelighting, commandment of, 38, 159, 232 captives, 62, 311 n. 111 see also slaves Oewish) Carvajal, Francisca de, 238, 244-246 Cassia daughter of Shephatiah of Southern Italy, 104, 109-110, 121 Caylar, Esther de, see Esther de Caylar Ceti of Saragossa, 77, 102 charwomen, 238 Chera of Winchester, 99 347 348 Index Cleopatra of Jerusalem, 30 Conat, Estellina, 110, 118 concubines, 69, 123, 193 conjugal rights, rabbinic law 43 conversion, 235 conversion, forced, 104, 166, 199, 200, 238, 270, 271; 319 n. 1,319 n. 3 cosmeticians, 118, 186 court Jews, 130, 144 Cultural Judaism movement, 203 custody, see guardians Cypros, mother of Herod I, 34 D Dahiya Kahina of North Africa, 50, 55-56, 71 Daughter of Joseph of Baghdad, 56, 71, 128 De Lancy, Phila Franks, 248, 265 desertion, by wife, 93-94 see also agunah, rebellious wife divorce, civil, 266 divorce, Jewish husband's grounds, 40, 65, 94,96 by moredet, 66, 285 n. 54 ransom divorce, 66 Reform divorce, 266 wife's grounds, 40, 95, 96,123,229, 284n.53 woman's right to initiate, 7, 8, 10, 13-14,40-41,65,190 doctors, healers, and surgeons Christian Europe, 88, 89 Italy, 117 Ashkenaz, 150,152,153 Ottoman era, 186-187 Dolce of Worms, 77-79, 101 Doris of Jerusalem, 28 dowry Elephantine documents, 6, 7, 9, 12 Babatha archive, 6,9,13 geonic law, 64 Islamic era, 71 New Spain, 244 Dreier, Mary, 243 dress E badges and headdresses, 126, 151 head-coverings, 124 in Krakow, 157 Ottoman era, 189, 190, 191 see also sumptuary laws Edel, daughter of the Baal Shem Tov, 133, 134-135,136 education, religious rabbinic era, 37, 38, 39 Islamic era, 62-63 Christian Europe, 9 Italy, 119-120, 127 Ashkenaz, 152 Ottoman era, 188 early modem Europe, 225-227 United States, 241, 263, 264, 271 education, secular in antiquity, 12 Islamic era, 63 Christian Europe, 91-92 Renaissance Italy, 105, 120-121 Ottoman era, 188 early modem Europe, 224-226, 229 United States, 263-264 education in Yiddish, 152-153, 226 educators Egypt, 61, 63 Italy, 118-119 early modem Europe, 223 United States, 263, 264 Egyptian Jewry Hellenistic Diaspora, 23 under Islam, 50-52 Eidele of Belz and Sokolov, 206 Eleazar of Worms, 78 Elephantine (Yeb, the Fortress), 2-3, 7 Eliezer ben Hyrcanus, 30, 32, 33, 39 Eliezer ben Natan of Mainz, 97 Elizabeth 1,175 Ella bat Moshe of Dessau, 135, 152 Ellus bat Mordecai of Slutsk, 135, 162 English Jewry expulsion, 75-76 money lending, 90 Esterke of Opoczno, 84 Esther de...

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