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Like Bread on the Seder Plate: Jewish Lesbians and the Transformation of Tradition

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Review:

"Makes a solid contribution to both Jewish feminism and lesbian and gay studies, breaking new ground in its focus on transforming Jewish religious life from a lesbian perspective.... Writing in a straightforward, inviting — sometimes pastoral — voice that reaches out to a larger audience, Alpert defines lesbianism in a multi-faceted way that allows her to examine shifting understandings of lesbians in Jewish tradition." Women's Review of Books

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"An extremely valuable and visionary source for Jewish lesbians who long to be recognized and to participate fully in mainstream synagogue life.... The author is to be congratulated for bravely taking on such an all-consuming topic and writing such an accessible, powerful and provocative book." Lambda Book Report

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< P> One of the first women to be ordained as a rabbi explores how lesbians can shape Jewish tradition to resonate with their own experience. < /P>

Product Details

ISBN:
9780231096614
Author:
Alpert, Rebecca
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Jewish way of life
Subject:
Lesbian Studies
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Lesbianism
Subject:
Jewish - General
Subject:
Jewish lesbians.
Subject:
Lesbianism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Subject:
Gay and Lesbian-General
Copyright:
Series:
Between Men--Between Women
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.04x6.04x.49 in. .71 lbs.

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Product details 224 pages Columbia University Press - English 9780231096614 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Makes a solid contribution to both Jewish feminism and lesbian and gay studies, breaking new ground in its focus on transforming Jewish religious life from a lesbian perspective.... Writing in a straightforward, inviting — sometimes pastoral — voice that reaches out to a larger audience, Alpert defines lesbianism in a multi-faceted way that allows her to examine shifting understandings of lesbians in Jewish tradition."
"Review" by , "An extremely valuable and visionary source for Jewish lesbians who long to be recognized and to participate fully in mainstream synagogue life.... The author is to be congratulated for bravely taking on such an all-consuming topic and writing such an accessible, powerful and provocative book."
"Synopsis" by , < P> One of the first women to be ordained as a rabbi explores how lesbians can shape Jewish tradition to resonate with their own experience. < /P>
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