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Yentl's Revenge: The Next Wave of Jewish Feminism

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A diverse group of young women--from witches to rabbis--explore the new Judaism. Contributors ponder Jewish transgenderdom, Jewish body image, Jewish punk, the stereotype of the Jewish American Princess, intermarriage, circumcision, faith, and intolerance.

Synopsis:

Thanks in large part to the struggles of their activist foremothers, todays young Jewish women have a dizzying array of spiritual options. Yentls Revenge chronicles a range of experiences lived by an entire generation of women, from Judeo-pagan witches to young Orthodox mothers, from rabbis to sex educators. Contributors ponder Jewish transgenderdom, Jewish body image, Jewish punk, the stereotype of the Jewish American Princess, intermarriage, circumcision, faith, and intolerance. Essays include “Bubbe Got Back: Tales of a Jewish Caboose” by Ophira Edut, and “On Being a Jewish Feminist Valley Girl” by Tobin Belzer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580050579
Editor:
Ruttenberg, Danya
Foreword:
Heschel, Susannah
Foreword by:
Heschel, Susannah
Foreword:
Heschel, Susannah
Editor:
Ruttenberg, Danya
Author:
Heschel, Susannah
Author:
Ruttenberg, Danya
Publisher:
Seal Press (CA)
Location:
Seattle
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Jewish women
Subject:
Women in judaism
Subject:
Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Live Girls
Series Volume:
GTR-507
Publication Date:
20011031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 13 oz

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History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
Religion » Judaism » General
Religion » Judaism » Thought and Culture
Religion » Judaism » Women

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Thanks in large part to the struggles of their activist foremothers, todays young Jewish women have a dizzying array of spiritual options. Yentls Revenge chronicles a range of experiences lived by an entire generation of women, from Judeo-pagan witches to young Orthodox mothers, from rabbis to sex educators. Contributors ponder Jewish transgenderdom, Jewish body image, Jewish punk, the stereotype of the Jewish American Princess, intermarriage, circumcision, faith, and intolerance. Essays include “Bubbe Got Back: Tales of a Jewish Caboose” by Ophira Edut, and “On Being a Jewish Feminist Valley Girl” by Tobin Belzer.
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