Torah of the mothers : contemporary Jewish women read classical Jewish texts / edited by Ora Wiskind Elper and Susan Handelman
- Language Note:
- Portions in Hebrew with English translations.
- God of my teachers: learning with Rav Soloveitchik / Gilla Ratzersdorfer Rosen -- Reflections on a living Torah: Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan / Yardena Cope-Yossef -- Words on fire: then and now - in memory of Nechama Leibowitz / Joy Rochwarger -- On the sixth anniversary of your parting from this world: a letter to my teacher Chana Balanson / Sarah Malka Eisen -- "With every goodbye you learn": reflections on leave-takings and the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe / Susan Handelman -- The souls that they made: physical infertility and spiritual fecundity / Tamara Goshen-Gottstein -- The daughters of Tzlafchad: towards a methodology of attitude around women's issues / Sarah Idit (Susan) Schneider -- The voice in the shofar: a defense of Deborah / Yael Unterman -- Between lines and behind masks: reading and understanding Megillat Esther / Ilana Goldstein Saks -- Serah bat Asher: songstress, poet, and woman of wisdom / Rachel Adelman -- Strange words between strangers: Joseph's encounter with Pharaoh / Erica Brown -- From the earth's hollow space to the stars: two patriarchs and their non-Israelite mentors / Judy Klitsner -- "Na'aseh Adam": Should we make Adam? A midrashic reading of Genesis 1:26 / Simi Peters -- Three meshalim of the king and his daughter in rabbinic thought / Batya Hefter -- Reading midrash today: a study of "Rabbi Hanina ben Dosa and his stone" in Song of Songs Rabbah 1.4 / Rella Kushelevsky -- Inui Nefesh (self-affliction) on Yom Kippur: a literary and conceptual analysis of a Talmudic discussion / Leah Rosenthal -- "This is the essence of spiritual exile": Galut haNeshamah in traditional Jewish sources and as a contemporary condition / Miriam Birnbaum -- The Book of Exodus: a search for identity / Caroline Peyser -- Moshe: portrait of the leader as a young man / Bryna Jocheved Levy -- Rhetorical questions: the first words of the children of Israel / Jane Falk -- Exodus and the feminine in the teachings of Rabbi Yaakov of Izbica / Ora Wiskind Elper -- The nation of Israel: from historical process to self-awareness / Chana Balanson -- Torah of the mothers / Esther Sha'anan.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
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