Synopses & Reviews
In this celebration of Jewish women and motherhood, stunning black and white duotones are paired with intimate profiles that evoke the lives of fifty Jewish mothers. Each extraordinary woman featured in this collection shares her powerful insights into the meaning of family, Judaism, love, and community with recollections and observations of Jewish life in America. From rabbis and scholars to activists and artists, these frank and powerful women discuss their views on how to raise a Jewish child in today's world and how they have come to understand their own mothers. A beautiful and inspiring commemoration of Jewish motherhood, Jewish Mothers is the perfect gift for any mother, grandmother, or mother-to-be.
In this celebration of Jewish women and motherhood, 80 gorgeous duotone portraits are paired with intimate profiles that evoke the lives of 50 Jewish mothers.
About the Author
Lloyd Wolf is an award-winning photographer from the Washington, DC area. His photographs have appeared in magazines including Vogue, Elle, People, Utne, and Ms., and in Facing The Wall, a book about the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial. His photographs are in
Paula Wolfson a writer and social worker in Washington DC. Her writing has appeared in International Jewish Monthly and New York Jewish Week.
Anne Roiphe is the author of many including Fruitful and 1185 Park Avenue: A Memoir.