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The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical Visions and Revisions
The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical Visions and Revisions
by Alicia Ostriker
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"Transgressive, devout, poetic, bawdy, Ostriker's book executes a Jewish feminist's contradance with tradition and makes of it an ecstatic celebration". -- Marilyn Hacker, poet and former editor of Kenyon Review "The Nakedness of the Fathers belongs on... (read more)

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Women and American Judaism (Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Lif)
Women and American Judaism (Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Lif)
by Pamela Nadell
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New portrayals of the religious lives of American Jewish women from colonial times to the present.... (read more)

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Contraversions #6: Conversations with Dvora
Contraversions #6: Conversations with Dvora
by Amia Lieblich
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"This is a fascinating, haunting book. . . . Conversations with Dvora inevitably challenges our assumptions about the distances between art, life, and history as well as our judgments of the choices made by women of different generations."—Irena... (read more)

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It Takes a Dream: The Story of Hadassah
It Takes a Dream: The Story of Hadassah
by Marlin Levin
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It began in 1911 with a women's study group in New York and soon grew to become the Hadassah Organization, the largest Zionist organization in the world with chapters in 30 countries. For 85 years, Hadassah has had a major impact on the development of... (read more)

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Like Bread on the Seder Plate: Jewish Lesbians and the Transformation of Tradition
Like Bread on the Seder Plate: Jewish Lesbians and the Transformation of Tradition
by Rebecca Alpert
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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>... (read more)

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Women, Birth, and Death in Jewish Law and Practice (Brandeis Series on Jewish Women)
Women, Birth, and Death in Jewish Law and Practice (Brandeis Series on Jewish Women)
by Rochelle L Millen
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A sensitive exploration of the development of pivotal life cycle rituals as they touch Jewish women's lives.... (read more)

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Demonizing the Queen of Sheba: Boundaries of Gender and Culture in Postbiblical Judaism and Medieval Islam (Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism)
Demonizing the Queen of Sheba: Boundaries of Gender and Culture in Postbiblical Judaism and Medieval Islam (Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism)
by Jacob Lassner
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Over the centuries, Jewish and Muslim writers transformed the biblical Queen of Sheba from a clever, politically astute sovereign to a demonic force threatening the boundaries of gender. In this book, Jacob Lassner shows how successive retellings of the... (read more)

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920 O'Farrell Street:  A Jewish Girlhood in Old San Francisco
920 O'Farrell Street: A Jewish Girlhood in Old San Francisco
by Harriet Lane Levy
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In 1906, Harriet Levy was talked into moving to Paris by her friend Alice B. Toklas and suddenly found herself immersed in a strange world peopled by artists who spoke a language she could not understand--a colorful world that she could only remotely... (read more)

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Revisions: Seeing Torah Through a Feminist Lens
Revisions: Seeing Torah Through a Feminist Lens
by Elyse Goldstein
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Re-examines the Five Books of Moses (Torah) to offer readers a modern, feminist perspective of the texts, practices and beliefs central to Jewish tradition.... (read more)

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Total Immersion: A Mikvah Anthology
Total Immersion: A Mikvah Anthology
by Rivkah Slonim
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The Receiving: Reclaiming Jewish Women's Wisdom
The Receiving: Reclaiming Jewish Women's Wisdom
by Tirzah Firestone
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Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation
Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation
by Susan Glenn
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Where she came from :a daughter's search for her mother's history
Where she came from :a daughter's search for her mother's history
by Helen Epstein
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Words on Fire
Words on Fire
by Vanessa L Ochs
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Dreams of an Insomniac: Jewish Feminist Essays, Speeches and Diatribes
Dreams of an Insomniac: Jewish Feminist Essays, Speeches and Diatribes
by Irena Klepfisz
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Lifecycles #2: Lifecycles: Jewish Women on Biblical Themes in Contemporary Life
Lifecycles #2: Lifecycles: Jewish Women on Biblical Themes in Contemporary Life
by Debra Orenstein
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Jewish Women in Historical Perspective
Jewish Women in Historical Perspective
by Judith R Baskin
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Five Books of Miriam: A Woman's Commentary on the Torah
Five Books of Miriam: A Woman's Commentary on the Torah
by Ellen Frankel
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [342]-346) and index.... (read more)

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God, Sex, and Women of the Bible: Discovering Our Sensual, Spiritual Selves
God, Sex, and Women of the Bible: Discovering Our Sensual, Spiritual Selves
by Shoni Labowitz
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-260) and index.... (read more)

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Writing Mothers, Writing Daughters: Tracing the Maternal in Stories by American Jewish Women
Writing Mothers, Writing Daughters: Tracing the Maternal in Stories by American Jewish Women
by Janet Hand Burstein
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Translating immigrant women : writing the manifold self : Mary Antin, Anzia Yezierska, Emma Goldman, Kate Simon -- Leaving home and mother : dramas of differentiation : Edna Ferber, Fannie Hurst, Tess Slesinger, Jo Sinclair, Marjorie Duhan Adler, Lynne... (read more)

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