Religion brainwashed me into doing irrational and emotionally self-damaging things that I would have easily recognized as primitive and harmful were it not for my indoctrination. Of all the practices I look back on with horror, this was the worst. By removing the veil of secrecy that keeps these practices from public knowledge, my hope is that women suffering within these communities will feel empowered to leave. There are three key tenets of Orthodox Judaism, each associated with an array of laws that must be strictly adhered to.
Shaving pubic hair - Women’s Health and Halacha - Nishmat
Best of both worlds…not scratchy, not clammy, not able to hide a fully stocked British warship. So pretty much just shave a line down the middle. My buddies and the one girl that saw it think its hilarious. Really hope it becomes the new trendy style. It was weird to me at first, and I still keep it trimmed nicely.
Moishe Lipshitz. Jeffrey E. Post by Moishe Lipshitz Why do we only hear about them shaving their heads? Post by Jeffrey E. Salzberg Post by Moishe Lipshitz Why do we only hear about them shaving their heads?
Jews are notoriously hairy creatures. Jewish men and women alike lament their excess of body hair in college blogs and the Forward , plucking, waxing, and shaving away dark, thick locks when they appear beyond the scalp. While we should not minimize the plight of hairy Jewish men, modern, secular society has traditionally accepted men who sport ample body hair more readily than their furry, femme counterparts.