Is Islam More Liberating for Women than Judaism?

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Is Islam More Liberating for Women than Judaism?
Overview
Islam is quite often regarded as a religion which espouses the unequal treatment of women. However, Judaism is rarely discussed in common discourse as being a religion which restricts women. A careful examination of the Torah and Jewish society shows that Judaism does in fact put many barriers up against the freedom of women. In addition, there are numerous examples from society which support this assertion. Thus the question is posed: is Islam more liberating for women than Judaism? The definitive answer is that Islam is not more liberating for women due to the overwhelming observations which elucidate the differences between Islamic and Jewish societies. The religions of Judaism,...
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