Vol 4, No 2 (2007)

Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Fall 2007

Table of Contents


Heidi M. Szpek
Tzvia Koren-Loeb
Benay Blend

Biographical Essays

Arnold Reisman

Book Reviews

Carmen Caballero-Navas. The Book of Women's Love and Jewish Medieval Medical Literature on Women: Sefer Ahavat Nashim. London, New York, Bahrain: Kegan Paul, 2004.
Justin Jaron Lewis
Esther Schely-Newman. Our Lives Are But Stories: Narratives of Tunisian-Israeli Women. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2002.
Nathan P. Devir
Ora Wiskind Elper, Editor. Traditions and Celebrations for the Bat Mitzvah. (MaTaN: The Sadie Rennet Women's Institute for Torah Studies, Jerusalem). Jerusalem: Urim Publications, 2003.
Susan Landau-Chark
Lisa Lampert. Gender and Jewish Difference from Paul to Shakespeare. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
Albrecht Classen
Faydra Shapiro. Building Jewish Roots: The Israel Experience. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006.
Adam Stewart
Rebecca Schwartz, Editor. All the Women Followed Her: A Collection of Writings on Miriam the Prophet & the Women of the Exodus. Mountain View, CA: Rikudei Miriam Press, 2001.
Walter E. Brown
Harriet Pass Freidenreich. Female, Jewish, and Educated: The Lives of Central European University Women. (The Modern Jewish Experience). Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 2002.
Sara L. Kimble
Tobin Belzer and Julie Pelc, Editors. Joining the Sisterhood: Young Jewish Women Write Their Lives. State University of New York Press: Albany, 2003.
Amy Tziporah Karp
Daniel Asa Rose. Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Family’s Escape from the Holocaust. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.
Helen Frink
Doris B. Gold, Editor. Prudence Wright Holmes, Compiler. Voices of Thinking Jewish Women. New York: Biblio Press, 2003.
Shayna Sheinfeld
Doris B. Gold, Editor. Prudence Wright Holmes, Compiler. Voices of Thinking Jewish Women. New York: Biblio Press, 2003.
Sandra Dillon
Jews and Judaism in Canada: a bibliography of works published since 1965. Compiled by Michael Brown, Richard Menkis, Benjamin Schlesinger, and Stuart Schoenfeld. [Toronto]: Centre for Jewish Studies, York University, 2000.
Beth Dwoskin
Patricia Hidiroglou, ed. Entre héritage et devenir: La construction de la famille juive. Études offertes à Joseph Mélèze-Modrzejewski. Paris: Publication de la Sorbonne, 2003.
Andrea Eidinger
Elana Wolff. Mask. Toronto: Guernica Editions Inc., 2003.
Chris Chan
Shelly Spilka. Rescuing Haya: Confessions of an Eight Generation Israeli Emigrant. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001.
Melissa Faulkner
Deborah Dash Moore. G.I. Jews: How World War II Changed a Generation. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Bellnap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004.
Rebecca Davis
Marjorie Agosin. The Angel of Memory. Translated with a Prologue by Elizabeth Horan. San Antonio, Texas: Wings Press, 2001
Benay Blend
Helen Jacobus Apte. Heart of a Wife: The Diary of a Southern Jewish Woman. Edited and with explanatory essays by her grandson, Marcus D. Rosenbaum. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 1998.
Sara Rofofsky Marcus
Alisa Harth. When we Basked in the Warmth of the Sun. Tel-Aviv: Yedioth Ahronot Books and Chemed Books, 2005. [Hebrew]
Azila Talit Reisenberger

Film Reviews

Purity (Tehora). Dir. Anat Zuria. Amithos Films, 2002. 63 min.
David A. Salomon
The First Cleveland Jewish Film Festival (2007): What is the Role of Women?
Batya Weinbaum
Yiddish Theater: A Love Story. USA 80 minutes. Director: Dan Katzir. Katzir Productions
Batya Weinbaum
Swimming in Auschwitz. Dir: Jon Kean. 63 minutes, USA, 2007.
Batya Weinbaum
Video Portraits of Survival Volume Two
Batya Weinbaum

Fiction - Short Stories

The Piecework of Being a Second-Generation American Jew
Lenore Weiss
Sing Me to Sleep
Kim Ben-Porat
Kate Mende-Fridkis
The Phone Call - 1982
Renee Friedman
Sacrifices for the Revolution
Miriam Budner
Give Me a B
Carol Schwalberg
What Remains
Sandra Hurtes
Big Bug
Ellen Geist
Baking from Scratch
Norma Anapol
My Glamorous Mother
Adam Jeffries Schwartz
Shana Steiger

Fiction - Poetry

I.B. (Bunny) Iskov
Why Sould I Feel Half a Woman?
Julie Phelan
Jerusalem of the Jews
Renee von Paschen
Tia Pliskow
At the Always Open Wall; In the Newly Open Section of the Wall 5766; Jerusalem 5767/2007
Felice Myriam Kahn Zisken
Marjorie Deiter Keyishian
Leah Shelleda
Seneca Falls, 1998
Dori Appel
Poem in Four Mood Swings
Lenore Weiss