Dress Regulations
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In the post-Biblical period, Jewish dress regulations have functioned as an expression of internal as well as external requirements. They were defined by the interpretation of the Halakhah and its associated customs (Minhag) and had to conform to the specifications of local authorities. Of central importance for internal and external dress regulations were the…

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Juhasz, Esther, “Dress Regulations”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 20 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0410>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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