Celebrating the Lives of Jewish Women Patterns in a Feminist Sampler

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Published by Haworth Press .

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Subjects:

  • Judaism,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women In Judaism,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Gender Studies,
  • United States,
  • Religion,
  • Sociology,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Canada,
  • Biography,
  • Feminism,
  • Jewish women,
  • Religious aspects

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsRachel Josefowitz Siegel (Editor), Ellen Cole (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8151757M
ISBN 100789000865
ISBN 109780789000866

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