Blumenthal, Rabbi Aaron H. Papers 1954-1977, undated

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Abstract/Description: This collection consists of correspondence, drafts, and published material related to Rabbi Blumenthal's time as a member of the Rabbinical Assembly's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards. The Correspondence series consists of correspondence with Saul Lieberman, dean and rector of the Rabbinical School at the Jewish Theological Seminary, from 1954-1967; and with rabbis Herman Hailperin, Solomon B. Freehof, and Solomon Grayzel. The Teshuvot (Responsa) series consists of several copies of the first draft of "The Status of Women in Jewish Law," a draft of a teshuva regarding aliyot, and two teshuvot representing minority opinions reprinted from Proceedings of the Rabbinical Assembly. The Miscellaneous series consists of one miscellaneous document outlining a Petter Rechem ceremony.
Subject(s): Blumenthal, Aaron H
Lieberman, Saul, 1898-1983
Rabbinical Assembly. Committee on Jewish Law and Standards
Rabbinical Assembly
Jewish law
Women (Jewish law)
Women--Legal status, laws, etc. (Jewish law)
Date Issued: 1954