The Four Sons: What About the Four Daughters?

Posted by Nechama Goldman Barash on March 30, 2017
Topics: Pardes Live, Pesach


Women have more positive time bound mitzvot on this night than on any other night of the year. In this podcast that was recorded as part of the Yom Iyun Shel Pesach at Pardes, Nechama Goldman Barash asks why were women deliberately obligated in every aspect of the Pesach seder? A look at the aggadic stories around the women of the Exodus may give us a clue.


About Nechama Goldman Barash

Nechama teaches Rabbinic Literature, Women and Judaism, Medical Ethics, Prophets and Bible at Pardes. She made aliyah from Philadelphia over 20 years ago after graduating from Stern College. She studied for three years in Matan’s Advanced Talmud Institute and finished a master’s degree in Talmud at Bar-Ilan University, with a thesis on the Beautiful Captive Woman in the Eyes of Chazal. She teaches at a variety of Israeli institutions and is also a graduate of Nishmat’s Yoetzet Halacha program. Click here to read more.

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