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Monday, September 12, 2011

Basic Jewish Concepts: Jewish view of Modesty, dress, clothing

Basic Jewish Concepts: Jewish view of Modesty, dress, clothing: "today view one another. For all of us, it is practically impossible not to identify a person with his or her outside.

To see how true this is, think of someone close to you whom you haven't seen for some time. Now imagine running into her and discovering that she's dyed her hair and completely restyled it, gained 100 pounds, and undergone cosmetic surgery which has radically changed her features. It's probably difficult for you to internalize the fact she is still the same person. We want to identify one another by our inner selves, but the ability eludes us.

Originally, when they saw body and soul as one, man and woman had been naked and unashamed. Now, for the first time, they instinctively felt the need to put something on.""

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