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20 Iyyar 5765

Razor Shaving

Rabbi Elchanan Lewis

Why are women permitted to shave with a razor, whilst men are not?

The Talmud in tractate Kidushin 35b answers your very question, and two reasons are brought.
A. Women don't normally grow a beard.
B. It's learned from a verse that excludes women from this prohibition – speaking to men only.

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