Why do Jewish men wear curls?
Payot are worn by some men and boys in the Orthodox Jewish community based on an interpretation of the Tenach injunction against shaving the sides of ones head. Literally, peah means corner, side, edge. There are different styles of payot among Haredi or Hasidic, Yemenite, and Chardal Jews.
What are the gender roles in Judaism?
In Orthodox Judaism , the role of women is generally seen as separate but of equal value. Womens obligations and responsibilities are different from mens, but no less important. The primary role of a woman is as wife and mother. Reform Jews believe in the equality of men and women.
Does a Jewish man need a get?
It is religiously forbidden for either spouse to remarry without a get. For the man, he is in violation of Orthodox Torah law, but it is worse for the woman, since doing so is considered adultery according to Jewish law, and children conceived in it mamzerim.