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Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective Paperback – February 1, 1991
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She wrote in the Introduction to this 1990 book, "The subject of this book is feminist Judaism. Exploring the implications of women's increasing involvement in naming and shaping the Jewish tradition, it asks what might happen to the central categories of Jewish thought as women enter into the process of defining them... The commitment that underlies this book is precisely a commitment to creating a new Jewish situation, to making a feminist Judaism a reality."
She observes that Jewish feminists "dwell in a state of self-contradiction that can be escaped only by choosing between aspects of our identity." (Pg. ix) She identifies her central reason for writing a Jewish feminist theology as "to articulate one version of this vision and to foster its growth." (Pg.Read more ›
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I was very surprised when I started reading it. I expected an honest feminist book, and what I got was a very angry and reactionary collection of memories based on neither my... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Rachael
It was in a far better condition than I was expecting it doesnt even look like the spine of the book was ruined. It also got in a quick amount of time.Published on August 28, 2010 by Peggy Saltz