Jewish Women's Voices: Past and Present
A Bibliography

Compiled by Frieda Forman
with Cynthia Maier
Women's Educational Resources Centre, University of Toronto

[Contemporary Jewish Feminism] [Jewish Women's History] [Jewish American History] [Religion and Spirituality] [Biblical Scholarship] [Holocaust Writings] [Israel/Palestine] [Biography] [Canadian Biography] [Fiction] [Canadian Fiction] [Poetry] [Yiddish Literature in Translation] [Violence Against Women] [Bibliographies and Curriculum Guides] [Periodicals]

Contemporary Jewish Feminism: Issues and Perspectives

Baker, Adrienne, The Jewish Woman in Contemporary Society: Transitions and Traditions , New York University Press, Washington Square, New York: 1993.

Social and religious status of Jewish women in England and the U.S.

Balka, Christie, & Rose, Andy (eds.), Twice Blessed: On Being Lesbian or Gay and Jewish , Beacon Press, Boston: 1989.

Personal histories and essays by and about lesbian and gay Jews.

Beck, Evelyn Torton (ed.), Nice Jewish Girls: A Lesbian Anthology , Beacon Press, Boston: 1989.

A collection of essays, poetry and stories on Jewish feminist identity.

Cantor, Aviva, Jewish Women/Jewish Men: The Legacy of Patriarchy in Jewish Life , San Francisco, HarperCollins: 1995.

Feminist perspective of Jewish history in all its gendered manifestation.

Davidman, Lynn and Tenenbaum, Shelly (eds.), Feminist Perspectives on Jewish Studies , Yale University Press, New haven: 1994.

Green, Lillian, Ordinary Wonders , Women's Press, Toronto: 1992.

Personal account of incest and revelation of the healing process.

Heschel, Susannah,(ed.) On Being a Jewish Feminist: A Reader , Schocken Books, New York: 1983.

Kaye/Kantrowitz, Melanie, The Issue Is Power: Essays on Women, Jews, Violence and Resistance , aunt lute books, San Francisco: 1992.

Kaye/Kantrowitz, Melanie & Klepfisz, Irena (eds.), The Tribe of Dina: A Jewish Women's Anthology , Beacon Press, Boston: 1989.

Klepfisz, Irena, Dreams of An Insomniac: Jewish Feminist Essays, Speeches and Diatribes , Eighth Mountain Press, Oregon: 1990.

Koltun, Elizabeth (ed.), The Jewish Woman: New Perspectives , Schocken Books, New York: 1976.

Landsberg, Michele, Women & Children First , Penguin Books, New York: 1983. [Canada]

Moore, Tracy (ed.), Lesbiot: Israeli Lesbians Talk About Sexuality, Feminism, Judaism and their Lives , Cassell, London: 1995.

Moskowitz, Faye (ed.), Her Face in the Mirror: Jewish Women On Mothers And Daughters , Beacon Press, Boston: 1994.

Pogrebin, Letty Cottin, Deborah, Golda and Me: Being Female and Jewish in America , Doubleday, New York: 1991.

Sacks, Maurie (ed.) Active Voices: Women in Jewish Culture , University of Illinois Press, Urbana: 1995.

Multidisciplinary approach to women's contribution in shaping Jewish culture.

Scarf, Mimi, Battered Jewish Wives , Edwin Mellen Press, Queenston, Ont.: 1988.

Case studies of Jewish and non-Jewish battered wives.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz and Cole, Ellen,(eds.) Jewish Women in Therapy: Seen But Not Heard , Harrington Press, New York: 1991.

Sokoloff, Naomi B, Lerner, Anne Lapidus, Norich, Anita, Gender and Text in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literature , The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York: 1992.

Weiner, Kayla and Moon, Arinna, (eds.) Jewish Women Speak out: Expanding the Boundaries of psychology , Canopy Press, Seattle, Washington: 1995

Zuckerman, Francine (ed.), Half the Kingdom: Seven Jewish Feminists , Vehicule Press, Montreal: 1992.

Jewish Women's History

Baskin, Judith R. (ed.), Jewish Women in Historical Perspective , Wayne State University Press, Michigan: 1991.

Collection of essays covers biblical times to modern.

Baskin, Judith R. (ed.), Women of the Word: Jewish Women and Jewish Writing , Wayne State University Press, Detroit, Michigan: 1994.

The impact of modernity on Jewish women as writers and literary figures.

Baum, Charlotte, Hyman, Paula, Michel, Sonya, The Jewish Woman in America , The Dial Press, New York: 1976.

Discusses the transition to American life of European immigrant women.

Frager, Ruth A., Sweatshop Strife: Class, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Jewish Labour Movement of Toronto 1900-1939 , University of Toronto Press, Toronto: 1992. [Canada]

Glenn, Susan, Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation , Cornell University Press, Ithaca: 1990.

Gluckl of Hameln, Life of, Written by Herself , Th. Yoseloff, Schocken Books, New York: 1977.

17th century autobiography, the first of a woman in Jewish history.

Gold, Doris B. and Stein, Lisa, (compiled by) From The Wise Women Of Israel: Folklore and Memoirs , Biblio Press, New York: 1995.

Henry, Sondra, Taitz, Emily, Written Out of History: Our Jewish Foremothers , Biblio Press, New York: 1990.

Overview of women in Jewish history and accounts of selected women's lives.

Hyman, Paula E., Gender and Assimilation in Modern Jewish History: The Roles and Representation of Women , University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington: 1995.

Kaplan, Marion A., The Jewish Feminist Movement in Germany: The Campaigns of the Judischer Frauenbund, 1904-1938 , Greenwood Press, Connecticut: 1979.

Kaplan, Marion A., The Making of the Jewish Middle Class: Women, Family, and Identity, in Imperial Germany , Oxford University Press, New York: 1991.

Levine, Amy-Jill, "Women Like This": New Perspectives on Jewish Women in the Greco-Roman World , Scholars Press, Atlanta: 1991.

Schreier, Barbara A., Becoming American Women: Clothing and the Jewish Immigrant Experience, 1880-1920 , Chicago Historical Society, Chicago: 1994.

Shepherd, Naomi, A Price Below Rubies: Jewish Women as Rebels & Radicals , Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts: 1993.

Stahl Weinberg, Sydney, The World of Our Mothers: The Lives of Jewish Immigrant Women , University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1988.

Zaborowska, Magdalena J, How We Found America: Reading Gender through Eastern European Immigrant Narratives , The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1995.

Jewish American History

Glenn, Susan, Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation , Cornell University Press, Ithaca: 1990.

Weinberg, Sydney, The World of Our Mothers: The Lives of Jewish Immigrant Women , University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1988.

Religion and Spirituality

Adelman, Penina V., Miriam's Well: Rituals for Jewish Women Around the Year, second edition, Biblio Press, New York: 1994.

Biale, Rachel, Women and Jewish Law: An Exploration of Women's Issues in Halakhic Sources , Schocken Books, New York: 1984.

Priesand, Sally, Judaism and the New Woman , Behrman House, New York: 1975.

El-Or, Tamar, Educated and Ignorant: Ultraorthodox Jewish Women and Their World (translated from Hebrew by Haim Watzman), Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, Colorado: 1994.

Feldman, David M., Marital Relations, Birth Control and Abortion in Jewish Law , Schocken Books, New York: 1974.

Frankiel, Tamar, The Voice of Sarah: Feminine Spirituality and Traditional Judaism , Harper San Francisco, San Francisco: 1990.

Greenberg, Blu, On Women and Judaism: A View from Tradition , The Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia: 1981.

Grossman, Susan, & Haut, Rivka (eds.), Daughters of the King: Women and the Synagogue , The Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia: 1992.

Kaufman, Debra Renee, Rachel's Daughters: Newly Orthodox Jewish Women , Rutgers University Press: 1991.

Klirs, Tracy G.(ed.), The Merit of Our Mothers: A Bilingual Anthology of Jewish Women's Prayers , Hebrew Union College Press, Cincinnati, Ohio: 1992.

Ochs, Vanessa L., Words on Fire; One Woman's Journey Into the Sacred , Harcourt Bruce Jovanovich, Publishers, New York: 1990.

A personal account of women's Torah studies in Jerusalem.

Orenstein, Rabbi Debra (ed.), Lifecycles: Jewish Women on Life Passages & Personal Milestones , volume l, Jewish Lights Publishing, Woodstock, Vermont: 1994.

Plaskow, Judith, Standing Again At Sinai: Judaism From a Feminist Perspective, Harper & Row, San Francisco: 1990.

Rudavksy, T. M. (ed.), Gender and Judaism: The Transformation of Tradition , New York University Press, New York: 1995.

Theoretical, literary, social and historical aspects.

Swidler, Leonard, Women in Judaism: The Status of Women in Formative Judaism , The Scarecrow Press, New Jersey: 1976.

A study of the status of women in biblical and talmudic periods.

Umansky, Ellen M., & Ashton, Dianne (eds.), Four Centuries of Jewish Women's Spirituality: A Sourcebook , Beacon Press, Boston: 1992.

Weiss, Avraham, Women At Prayer: A Halakhic Analysis of Women's Prayer Groups , Ketav Publishing House, NJ: 1990.

Zolty, Shoshana Pantel, "And All Your Children Shall Be Learned" Women and the Study of Torah in Jewish Law and History, Jason Aronson, Northvale, New Jersey: 1993

Biblical Scholarship

Bal, Mieke, Lethal Love: Feminist Literary Readings of Biblical Love Stories , Indiana University Press, Bloomington: 1987.

Collins, Adela Yarbro (ed.), Feminist Perspectives on Biblical Scholarship , Scholars Press, Atlanta: 1985.

Kates, Judith A. and Twersky, Gail Reimer (eds.), Reading Ruth: Contemporary Women Reclaim a Sacred Story , Ballantine Books, New York: 1993.

Meyers, Carol, Discovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context , Oxford University Press, New York: 1988.

Looks beyond biblical texts to reconstruct everyday life.

Ostriker, Alicia Suskin, Feminist Revision and the Bible , Blackwell, Oxford: 1993.

Ostriker, Alicia Suskin, The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical Visions and Revisions , Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey: 1994.

Pardes, Ilana, Countertraditions in the Bible: A Feminist Approach , Belknap Press, Cambridge, Mass.: 1992.

Patai, Raphael, The Hebrew Goddess , Avon Books: 1978.

Includes Asherah, Astarte, Lilith

Phillips, John A., Eve: The History of an Idea , Harper& Row, San Francisco: 1984.

Teubal, Savina J., Sarah the Priestess: The First Matriarch of Genesis , Swallow Press, Athens, Ohio: 1986.

Teubal, Savina J., Hagar the Egyptian: The Lost Tradition of the Matriarchs , Harper & Row Publishers, San Francisco: 1990.

Holocaust Writings

Cornwall, Claudia, Letter from Vienna: A Daughter Uncovers Her Family's Jewish Past , Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, British Columbia: 1995. [Canada]

Epstein, Helen, Children of the Holocaust: Conversations with Sons and Daughters of Survivors , Penguin Books, New York: 1988.

Heinemann, Marlene E., Gender and Destiny: Women Writers and the Holocaust , Greenwood Press, New York: 1986.

Analysis of Holocaust literature from the perspective of gender.

Katz, Esther & Ringelheim, Joan M.(eds.), Proceedings of the Conference "Women Surviving the Holocaust" , Institute for Research in History, New York: 1983.

Kwinta, Chava, I'm Still Living , Simon & Pierre Publishing Co., Toronto: 1974.

Laska, Vera (ed.), Women in the Resistance and in the Holocaust: The Voices of Eyewitnesses , Greenwood Press, Connecticut: 1983.

A collection of personal testimonies.

Linden, R. Ruth, Making Stories, Making Selves: Feminist Reflections on the Holocaust , Ohio State University Press, Columbus, Ohio: 1993.

Mack, John with Rogers, Rita, The Alchemy of Survival: One Woman's Journey

Radcliffe Biography Series, Addison-Wesley, Reding, Massachusetts: 1988.

Holocaust biography which explores aspects of survival.

Moszkiewicz, Helene, Inside the Gestapo: A Jewish Woman's Secret War , Macmillan of Canada, Toronto: 1985.

Rittner, Carol and Roth, John(eds., Different Voices: Women and the Holocaust , Paragon House, New York: 1993.

Schulman, Faye, A Partisan's Memoir: Woman of the Holocause , Second Story Press, Toronto: 1995

Silverman, Fayge, Eibeshitz, Jehoshua and Anne,(eds. and trans.), Women in the Holocaust: A Collection of Testimonies , v.1, Remember, Brooklyn, New York: 1993.


Augustine, Ebba (ed.), Palestinian Women: Identity and Experience , Zed Books, London: 1993.

Benson, Miriam, & Harverd, Dorit, The Status of Women in Israel , Israel Women's Network, Jerusalem: 1988.

Bernstein, Deborah S (ed.), Pioneers and Homemakers: Jewish Women in Pre-State Israel , State University of New York press, Albany: 1992.

Swirsky, Barbara, and Safir, Marilyn (eds.), Calling the Equality Bluff: Women in Israel , Teachers' College Press, New York: 1991.

Datan, Nancy, Antonovsky, Aaron, & Maoz, Benjamin, A Time to Reap: The Middle Age of Women in Five Israeli Subcultures , Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore: 1981.

Deonna, Laurence, The War With Two Voices , Three Continents Press, Washington: 1989

Women of Egypt and Israel share the stories of their lives with the author.

Falbel, Rita, Klepfisz, Irena, & Nevel, Donna (eds.), Jewish Women's Call for Peace: A Handbook for Jewish Women on the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict , Firebrand Books, Ithaca, New York: 1990.

Freedman, Marcia, Exile in the Promised Land: A Memoir , Firebrand Books, Ithaca, New York: 1990.

Gelber, Sylva M., No Balm in Gilead: A Personal Retrospective of Mandate Days in Palestine , Oxford University Press, Don Mills: 1989.

Hasan, Sana, Enemy in the Promised Land: An Egyptian Woman's Journey into Israel , Pantheon Books, New York: 1986.

Hoffman, Leon F., Ideals and Illusions: The Story of an Ivy League Woman in 1920's Israel , S.P.I. Books, Shapolsky Publishers, New York: 1991.

Jordan, Ruth, Daughter of the Waves: Memories of Growing up in Pre-war Palestine , Taplinger Publishing Company, New York: 1983.

Lipman, Beata, Israel: The Embattled Land. Jewish and Palestinian Women Talk About Their Lives , Pandora Press, London: 1988.

Palgi, Michal, Blasi, Joseph, Rosner, Menachem, Sexual Equality:The Israeli Kibbutz Tests the Theories , V. VI, Kibbutz Studies Book Series, Norwood Editions, Norwood, PA: 1983.

Peteet, Julie M., Gender in Crisis: Women and the Palestinian Resistance Movement , Columbia University Press, New York: 1991.

Rein, Nathalie, Daughters of Rachel: Women in Israel , Penguin Books Ltd., New York: 1980.

Rosenwasser, Penny,(ed.), Voices from a "Promised Land":Palestinian and Israeli Peace Activists Speak their Hearts , Curbstone Press, Willimantic: 1992.

Shamar-Handelman, Lea, Israeli War Widows: Beyond the Glory of Heroism , Bergin & Garvey Publisher, South Hadley, MA.:1986.

Stern, Geraldine, Israeli Women Speak Out ,J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia: 1979.

Strum, Philippa, The Women Are Marching: The Second Sex and the Palestinian Revolution , Lawrence Hill Books, Brooklyn: 1992.

Young, Elise G., Keepers of the History: Women and the Israeli-Palestinian

Conflict , Teachers' College Press, New York: 1992.


Antin, Mary, From Plotzk to Boston , Markus Wiener Publishing, New York: 1985.

The story of a Russian Jewish immigrant family told by a thirteen year old girl.

Mary Antin: The Promised Land. The Autobiography of a Russian Immigrant , Princeton University Press, Princeton: 1985.

Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait, Before Golda: Manya Shochat , Biblio Press, New York: 1989.

A biography of Manya Shochat, one of the founding mothers of modern Israel.

Brown, Katie, Life Is a Dance - You Should Only Know the Steps , Bacon Publishing, Toronto: 1987.

Stories of life in London's East End.

Chernin, Kim, In My Mother's House , Harper Colophon Books, Harper & Row: 1983.

From Our Lives , Mosaic Press, Toronto: 1979.

By members of the Baycrest Terrace Memoirs Group - the stories of twenty-two Baycrest residents.

Generations of Memories: Voices of Jewish Women , Jewish Women in London Group, The Women's Press, London: 1989.

Personal accounts of lives of Jewish women living in London compiled from transcripts of interviews.

Goldman, Emma, Living My Life , Dover Publications, New York: 1970.

Rebel in Paradise: A biography of Emma Goldman , University of Chicago Press, Chicago: 1982.

Hoffman, Eva, Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language , Penguin Books, New York: 1989.

Kaye/Kantrowitz, Melanie, My Jewish Face & Other Stories , Spinsters/aunt lute Book Co.: 1990.

Stories about growing up and coming out.

Levin, Alexandra (ed.), Henrietta Szold and Youth Aliyah: Family Letters, 1934-1944 , Herzl Press, New York: 1986.

Letters written to her family in Baltimore by Henrietta Szold, founder of Hadassah.

Myerhoff, Barbara, Remembered Lives , University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor: 1992.

Orfali, Stephanie, A Jewish Girl in the Weimar Republic , Ronin Publishing, Berkeley: 1987.

The story of the author's life as a young girl in Weimar Nuernberg.

Sidransky, Ruth, In Silence: Growing up Hearing in a Deaf World , Ballantine Books, New York: 1990.

Suhl, Yuri, A Biography: Ernestine L. Rose - Women's Rights Pioneer. The Life Story of a Unique Activist of the 19th Century , Biblio Press, New York: 1990.

Canadian Biography

Bytensky, Bella, From Russia, With Luggage , Annick Press, Toronto: 1980.

Story of a widowed grandmother from Leningrad who immigrated to Canada.

Charney, Ann, Dobryd , New Press, Toronto: 1973.

A personal account of a wartime childhood.

Maynard, Fredelle Bruser, Raisins and Almonds , Doubleday, Toronto: 1972.

Maynard, Fredelle Bruser, The Tree of Life , Penguin Books, Markham: 1989.

A second volume of memoirs.

Rosenberg, Suzanne, A Soviet Odyssey , Oxford University Press, Toronto: 1988.

Rosenberg, Leah, The Errand Runner: Reflections of a Rabbi's Daughter , John Wiley & Sons Canada Ltd., Toronto: 1981.

The memoir of a Jewish immigrant who attempts to integrate her Chassidic heritage with her North American environment.

Wiseman, Adele, Old Woman at Play , Clarke, Irwin & Co. Lim., Toronto: 1978.

Story of Chaika Wiseman, a Ukrainian dollmaker who came to Canada in the 1920s.

----- Memoirs of a Book Molesting Childhood and other Essays , Oxford University Press, Toronto: 1987.

Yelin, Shulamis, Shulamis: Stories From a Montreal Childhood , Vehicule Press, Montreal: 1983.


Bloch, Alice, Lifetime Guarantee: A Journey Through Loss and Survival , Persephone Press, Inc., Watertown: 1981.

Personal chronicle of a woman faced with the impending death of her sister from cancer.

Bloch, Alice, The Law of Return , Alyson Publications, Inc., Boston: 1983.

Story of a woman claiming voice as a Jew, as a lesbian, and a woman.

Broner, E. M., Her Mothers , Indiana University Press, Bloomington: 1975.

Catalogues a woman's tortured pilgrimage into herself.

Broner, E. M., A Weave of Women , Bantam Books, Toronto: 1978.

A group of women come together in Jerusalem.

Geller, Ruth, Triangles , The Crossing Press, New York: 1984.

A novel.

Goodman, Allegra, Total Immersion , Harper & Row Publishers, New York: 1989.

Views the stresses and ironies of the contemporary Jewish world.

Gruber, Ruth, Raquela: A Woman of Israel , New American Library, New York: 1978.

Kreitman, Esther, Deborah , Virago, London: 1983.

Moton, Leah, I am a Woman - and a Jew , Markus Wiener Publishing, New York: 1986.

Illuminates psychological aspects of the age-old cleavage between Jew and Gentile.

Newman, Leslea, A Letter to Harvey Milk: Short Stories by Leslea Newman , Firebrand Books, Ithaca: 1988.

Olsen, Tillie, Tell Me a Riddle , Dell Publishing, New York: 1986.

A collection of four pieces.

Ozick, Cynthia, The Shawl , Vintage International, New York: 1983.

Ozick, Cynthia, The Pagan Rabbi and Other Stories , Schocken Books, New York: 1971.

Rich, Adrienne, Your Native Land, Your Life: Poems , W. W. Norton and Company, New York: 1986.

Rosen, Norma, Touching Evil , Wayne State University Press, Detroit: 1990.

Explores how the reality of the Holocaust invades the lives of Americans.

Schwartz, Lynne Sharon, The Melting Pot and Other Subversive Stories , Harper & Row Publishers, New York: 1979.

About a young San Francisco lawyer in love with an older Indian scientist. Confronts the painful legacies of immigrants whose children are torn between conflicting traditions and viewpoints.

Tax, Meredith, Union Square , Avon Books, New York: 1988.

The story of an American family.

Tax, Meredith, Rivington Street , Morrow, New York: 1982.

The Open Cage: An Anzia Yezierska Collection , selected by Alice Kessler-Harris, Persea Books, New York: 1991.

Yezierska, Anzia, Bread Givers , Persea Books, New York: 1975.

A struggle between a father of the Old World and a daughter of the New.

Yezierska, Anzia, Hungry Hearts and Other Stories, Persea Books, New York: 1985.

How I Found America: Collected Stories of Anzia Yezierska , Persea Books, New York: 1991.

Red Ribbon on a White Horse: My Story by Anzia Yezierska , Persea Books, New York: 1991.

Canadian Fiction

Faessler, Shirley, Everything In The Window , McClelland & Stewart, Toronto: 1979.

Young woman who dreams of escaping the poverty of her

Rapoport, Nessa, Preparing for Sabbath , William Morrow and Co., New York: 1981.

Miriam Waddington (ed.), Canadian Jewish Short Stories , Oxford University Press: Toronto: 1990.

Waddington, Miriam, Summer at Lonely Beach and Other Stories , Mosaic Press, Oakville, Ontario: 1982. [Canada]

Weinzweig, Helen, A View From the Roof , Goose Lane Editions, Frederickton: 1989.

Weinzweig, Helen, Basic Black With Pearls , Anansi Press, Toronto: 1980.

Wiseman, Adele, Crackpot , McClelland & Stewart, Toronto: 1974.

Wiseman, Adele, The Sacrifice , Macmillan of Canada, Toronto: 1956.

Zeitlin, Marianne Langner, Next of Kin , Zephyr Press, Somerville: 1991.

A novel about a Canadian Jewish family which is brought together in grief when one of the family members is killed by a drunken driver.


Generations: Selected Poems by Rachel Korn , Mosaic Press/Valley Editions Publishers, Oakville: 1982.

Sudden Miracles: Eight Women Poets , Rhea Tregebov (ed.), Second Story Press, Toronto: 1991.

The Proving Grounds , Rhea Tregebov, Signal Editions, Montreal: 1991.

The Window: Poems by Dahlia Ravikovitch , Chana Bloch & Ariel Bloch (eds.), The Sheep Meadow Press, Riverdale-on-Hudson, New York: 1989.

Time's Power: Poems 1985-1988 , Adrienne Rich, W.W. Norton & Company, New York: 1989.

With Teeth in the Earth: Selected Poems of Malka Tussman , Marcia Falk, Wayne University Press: 1992.

Words Like Arrows: A Treasury of Yiddish Folk Sayings , compiled by Shirley Kumove, University of Toronto Press, Toronto: 1984.

Miriam Waddington: Collected Poems , Oxford University Press, Toronto.

O The Chimneys: Selected Poems including Eli, a Verse Play Nobel Prize for Literature, 1966 , Nelly Sachs, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, New York: 1969.

A Few Words In the Mother Tongue: Poems Selected and New (1971-1990) , Irena Klepfisz, The Eighth Mountain Press, Portland: 1990.

Sarah's Daughters Sing: A Sampler of Poems by Jewish Women , Henny Wenkart (ed.), KTAV Publishing House, Inc., Hoboken: 1990.

Burning Air and a Clear Mind: Contemporary Women Poets , Myra Glazer (ed.), Ohio University Press, Athens: 1981.

Yiddish Literature in Translation

Forman, Frieda, Raicus, Ethel, Swartz, Silberstein, Sarah and Wolfe, Margie (eds.), Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers , Second Story Press, Toronto: 1994.

Korn, Rachel, Generations: Selected Poems , Mosaic Press, Oakville: 1982.

Korn, Rachel, Paper Roses , Aya Press, Toronto: 1985.

Canadian Yiddish Writings , Boyarsky and Sarna (eds.), Harvest House, Montreal: 1976.

Contains works by Rachel Korn and Chava Rosenfarb.

Violence Against Women

Frondorf, Shirley, Death of a "Jewish American Princess" , Villard Books, New York: 1988.

True story of Steven Steinberg who murdered his wife, Elana. The defense attorney attacked the victim a second time in court - portraying Elana as the stereotypical "Jewish American Princess" who drove her husband to murder.

Green, Lillian, Ordinary Wonders , Women's Press, Toronto: 1992.

Scarf, Mimi, Battered Jewish Wives , Edwin Mellen Press, Queenston, Ont.: 1988.

Case studies including portrait of the non-Jewish battered wife and portrait of battered Jewish wife.

Bibliographies and Curriculum Guides

Gender and Jewish Studies: A Curriculum Guide , Baskin, Judith & Tenenbaum, Shelly (eds) Biblio Press, new York: 1994

Jewish Women and Jewish Law: A Bibliography , compiled by Ora Hamelsdorf and Sandra Adelsberg, Biblio Press: 1980.

Sex and the Modern Jewish Woman: An Annotated Bibliography , Joan Scherer Brewer, Biblio Press, New York: 1986.

The Jewish Women's Studies Guide, Second Edition - 1987 , compiled by Sue Levi Elwell, Biblio Press, New York: 1987.

The Jewish Woman (1900-1986): A Bibliography , compiled by Aviva Cantor, Biblio Press, New York: 1987.


Bridges: A Journal for Jewish Feminists and Our Friends , P.O. Box 24839, Eugene, Oregon 97402

Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion , c/o Judith Plaskow, Department of Religious Studies, Manhattan College, Bronx, New York 10471.

Lilith: The Jewish Women's Magazine , 250 West 57th Street, Suite 2432, New York 10107.

Networking for Women: A Quarterly Publication of the Israel Women's Network , P.O.B. 3171, 91031 Jerusalem, ISRAEL.


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