Jewish Women in Historical Perspective (2nd Revised edition)

Jewish Women in Historical Perspective (2nd Revised edition)

By: Judith R. Baskin (editor)Paperback

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This collection of revised and new essays explores Jewish women's history. Topics include: portrayals of women in the Hebrew bible; the image and status of women in the diaspora world of late antiquity; Jewish women in the Middle Ages; Sephardi women in the medievil and early modern periods; Italian Jewish women; prayers in Yiddish and the religious world of Ashkenazic women; gender and the immigrant Jewish experience in the United States.

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Judith R. Baskin is a professor and the chair of the Department of Judaic Studies at the State University of New York at Albany.


Portrayals of Women in the Hebrew Bible, Susan Niditch; Jewish Women in the Diaspora World of Late Antiquity, Ross S. Kraemer; The Image and Status of Women in Classical Rabbinic Judaism, Judith Romney Wegner; Jewish Women in the Middle Ages, Judith R. Baskin; Sephardi Women in the Mediaeval and Early Modern Periods, Renee Levine Melammed; Italian Jewish Women, Howard Adelman; Prayers in Yiddish and the Religious World of Ashkenazic Women, Chava Weissler; Emancipation Through Intermarriage? Wealthy Jewish Salon Women in Old Berlin, Deborah Hertz; Engendering Liberal Jews - Jewish Women in Victorian England, Michael Galchinsky; Tradition and Transition - Jewish Women in Imperial Germany, Marion A. Kaplan; The Women Teachers of the Alliance Israelite Universelle, 1872-1940, Frances Malino; East European Jewish Women in an Age of Transition, 1880-1930, Paula E. Hyman; Daughters of the Nation - Between the Public and Private Spheres in Pre-State Israel, Deborah S. Bernstein; Gender and the Immigrant Jewish Experience in the United States, Paula E. Hyman; Spiritual Expressions - Jewish Women's Religious Lives in the United States in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Ellen M. Umansky.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/01/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780814327135
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780814327135
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0814327133
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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