Gender and Jewish history /

Other Authors: Kaplan, Marion A., Moore, Deborah Dash, 1946-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011.
Series: Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.)
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Table of Contents:
  • How does a woman write? Or, Pauline Wengeroff's Room of her own / Shulamit S. Magnus
  • Wives and Wissenschaft: the domestic seedbed of critical scholarship / Ismar Schorsch
  • Jews, women, and coffee in early modern Germany / Robert Liberles
  • Water into blood: custom, calendar, and an unknown Yiddish book for women / Elisheva Carlebach
  • "The murdered Hebrew maidservant of east New York": gender, class, and the Jewish household in Eastern Europe and its diaspora / Rebecca Kobrin
  • Jewish courtship and marriage in 1920s Vienna / Marsha L. Rozenblit
  • "Did you bring any girls?" Gender imbalance in a Jewish refugee settlement : Sosúa, the Dominican Republic, 1940-1945 / Marion A. Kaplan
  • The contribution of gender to the study of the Holocaust / Dalia Ofer
  • Women in the thought and practice of the European Jewish reform movement / Michael A. Meyer
  • German Orthodox rabbinical writings on the Jewish textual education of women: the views of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch and Rabbi Esriel Hildesheimer / David Ellenson
  • Gender and conversion revisited / Todd M. Endelman
  • The politics of love in Lev Levanda's Turbulent times / Chaeran Y. Freeze
  • Fruitful weaving: Eve and Penelope as icons in the poetry of Linda Pastan / Anne Lapidus Lerner
  • Vernacular Kabbalah, embodiment, and women in the early modern and contemporary periods / Chava Weissler
  • Telling stories: the legal turn in Jewish feminist thought / Claire E. Sufrin
  • "The call to action": Margaret Sanger, the Brownsville Jewish women, and political activism / Judith Rosenbaum
  • "Too good to have been made by a woman": American Jewish women artists as political activists from the 1920s to the 1940s / Lauren B. Strauss
  • Walkers in the city: young Jewish women with cameras / Deborah Dash Moore
  • Assembling Eichmann's shackles / Deborah E. Lipstadt
  • Golda and the court Jew: Golda Meir, Henry Kissinger, and the personas they denied / Michael Scott Alexander
  • Gendered journeys: Jewish migrations and the city in postwar America / Lila Corwin Berman
  • Constructing manhood in American Jewish culture / Beth S. Wenger
  • Afterword: An emancipating experience: the Jews of France in Paul Hyman's oeuvre / Richard I. Cohen.