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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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Chater one I. BERESHIT: Sexuality and Desire (GENESIS 1:1-6:8) TORAH SPEAKS: In the beginning, Shekhinah, the Holy-One who-Dwells-in-This-World, spins the world into being: light, water, earth, heavenly bodies, seed-bearing plants, sea creatures, birds... (read more)

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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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A Price Below Rubies: Jewish Women as Rebels and Radicals
A Price Below Rubies: Jewish Women as Rebels and Radicals
by Naomi Shepherd
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An Israeli scholar and journalist profiles seven Jewish women, each of whom leapt into radicalism in various places in the world during the period from the 1870s to the 1930s. After an extensive introduction summarizing the cultural and religious... (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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Book of Jewish Women's Prayers: Translations from the Yiddish
Book of Jewish Women's Prayers: Translations from the Yiddish
by Norman Tarnor
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A translation with commentary of the Yiddish techinot (prayers), once extremely popular among Eastern European Jews.... (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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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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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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Words on Fire
Words on Fire
by Vanessa L Ochs
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Sarah's daughters sing :a sampler of poems by Jewish women
Sarah's daughters sing :a sampler of poems by Jewish women
by Henny Wenkart
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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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The Journey Home
The Journey Home
by Joyce Antler
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-385) and index.... (read more)

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Voice of Sarah: Feminine Spirituality & Traditional Judaism
Voice of Sarah: Feminine Spirituality & Traditional Judaism
by Tamar Frankiel
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-140).... (read more)

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