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Like Bread on the Seder Plate: Jewish Lesbians and the Transformation of Tradition (Between Men-Between Women: Lesbian & Gay Studies)by Rebecca Alpert
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One of the first women to be ordained as a rabbi explores how lesbians can shape Jewish tradition to resonate with their own experience.
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The volume's title comes from a practice started in the 1980s by Jewish lesbians who placed a crust of bread on the seder plate to symbolize their alienation from Judaism. Rabbi Alpert contributes to the protest with a compelling exegesis of biblical texts reevaluating the Torah's presumed prohibition of homosexuality that can be used as a framework for reexamining Jewish lesbian concerns such as coming out, sexuality, relationships to families, and contributions to a more just world within the tradition of their religion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -205) and index.
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