HAMELSDORF, ORA & ADELSBERG, SANDRA (COMPILERS).
Title Jewish Women And Jewish Law: Bibliography.
Book Condition Softcover. Brand new book.
Publisher Biblio Press, Fresh Meadows: 1980.
Seller ID 83731X1
A companion guide to the Bibliography on the Jewish Woman compiled by Aviva Cantor compiled in 1979. It provides historical background and recent claims for change in Jewish practices toward Jewish women, based on interpretations of traditional Jewish law (halacha). Citations include those of Jewish women, rabbis, Jewish organizations, synagogue bodies, Jewish courts, etc., commenting on issues raised about the role of Jewish women and her status within the family, in synagogue ritual, marriage and divorce, religious identity, etc., from Orthodox, Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist sources. It also contains background reading. legal references, proceedings, unpublished papers, glossary and reference. The authors have diligently searched available literature and list over 550 entries that will prove especially valuable to the feminist, the Jewish studies program, and the general reader interested in this complex and often controversial subject.
(Key Words: Jewish Women, Judaica, Jewish Feminism, Jewish Law, Bibliography, Ora Hamelsdorf, Sandra Adelsberg).