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Hair covering for women


Rabbi Gideon Weitzman

Tevet 27, 5771
What is the law and sources regarding how much hair a married women has to cover? Thanks
Shalom U'verachah, The Mishnah and Gemara in Ketubot discuss the concept and amount that a woman must cover her hair. Later the halachah discusses that a woman must cover all her hair but may leave a tefach uncovered if that is the norm in her society. Kol Tuv
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