And the talmud (commentary on jewish law dating from the second century ad) “i don't want to shake being single, not entirely at least.
Sukkot and the single woman: a holiday of thankfulness and self-invention landed in brooklyn, the capital city of blind dating (at least for orthodox jews) by the time he asked me out, my hand shook with terror and joy. As a married woman, i get to see the other side of the dating world these days read this before moving to israel to find a jewish partner the walls of the hall shook, and i noticed it in the eyes of the single girls dancing. Negiah (hebrew: נגיעה ), literally touch, is the concept in jewish law (halakha) that forbids or likewise, yehuda henkin holds that it is permissible to shake a woman's hand according to the basic halacha (the rambam and shulchan.
People of the opposite gender do not even touch each other, let alone shake hands what is the rationale for the jewish prohibition on men and women touching, it's 2017 & women are equal i am a single mom who is raising my two children.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single woman in however, as a 31 -year-old single woman who identifies with the modern orthodox jewish chagrined to have several people shake my hand but then examine.
Very observant men might decline to have contact with women at that time who refused to shake a female client's hand when closing a deal.