By Eyal Clyne | Translation from Hebrew: Hava Oz Women often fantasize about their wedding day, even though this event is a public celebration of their inferiority. Modern weddings among secular and progressive Jews are supposedly characterized by more individualistic and egalitarian traits. We have wrongfully come to believe that the oppressive and subordinating nature of the marriage ritual and its language have been nullified. This, however, is not the case. Despite all the (welcome) changes, the core of weddings remains the same: it is a symbol of the purchase of a woman. Women-trafficking in language In religious Jewish weddings,…Read More... | 1 Comment
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