Haircut and Barber in Ancient Jewish Society

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The purpose of the present study is to examine haircats, haircutting, and trimming, and shaving in ancient Jewish society during the Second Temple period and mostly during the Mishnah and Talmud period as the magority of the available sources are found in rabbinic literature.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)*40-*7
Journalירושלים וארץ-ישראל
StatePublished - 2018

Bibliographical note


IHP Publications

  • ihp
  • Barbershops
  • Eretz Israel -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D., Exilic and Second Temple period
  • Eretz Israel -- History -- 70-638, Destruction of the Second Temple to rise of Islam
  • Hair
  • Haircutting
  • Rabbinical literature
  • Shaving


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