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Headscarves, Modesty, and Modern Orthodoxy
Culture and Arts, Orthodoxy and Modernity, Women in the Church

Headscarves, Modesty, and Modern Orthodoxy

by Katherine Kelaidis Yiayia Kay kept her scarves in the far upper right hand corner of the long light oak dresser. By the time I was old enough to remember, she never took them out except to garden. She would drape one of the silk covers over her perfectly coiffed hair to protect it against…

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