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Jewish Women Shave Their Heads?

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Only a small number of Orthodox Jewish women shave their heads and wear a wig. This was done because when she underwent a mikveh(ritual immersion) before her wedding it was required for every part of her to be completely submerged completely which was easier with shorter hair.
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Jewish women normally shave their heads and wear only a kerchief or a tichel on their head. After marriage, all the Jewish ladies are required by law to cover their hair, since it depicts their beauty.
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The great majority of religious Jewish women do not. Covering the hair is sufficient. The few who do shave their heads, do so in order to preclude any hair being exposed (which would
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Many married Hasidic women wear wigs to cover hair by Jewish law.
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Orthodox Jewish women shave their heads as added measure of propriety. In the main however, women either pin their hair up or cut it short and wear a wig.
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Instructions. 1. Arrange your hair in a bun at the nape of your neck. 2. Fold the scarf in half from corner to corner, to form a triangle. 3. Put the scarf on your head with the fold
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