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Research Query: Source of Rashb"a Quotation about Elder Women


Can someone please direct me to the source of  the quotation from Rabbi Solomon ibn Adret (Rashb"a) to the effect that the traditions in the hands of the elder women of Israel are not to be rejected.

Thanks in advance.

Jacob Adler
University of Arkansas
Philosophy Department

EVENT: Panel discussion on Thomas Kohut’s "Empathy and the Historical Understanding of the Human Past” (November 29, 2021)

Join us on Monday, November 29, 2021, 5:00PM (EST) for: A panel discussion on Thomas Kohut’s Empathy and the Historical Understanding of the Human Past.  Joining him for this discussion will be Jane Tillman, Frank Biess, and Marion Kaplan.