Modern/Contemporary History and Sociology

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

Bletter, Diana & Grinker, Lori. The Invisible Thread: A Portrait of Jewish American Women. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1989.

Diament, Carol, ed. Jewish Marital Status: A Hadassah Study. Northvale, N.J.: Jacob Aronson, 1989.

Fishman, Sylvia Barack. A Breath of Life: Feminism in the American Jewish Community. New York: The Free Press, 1993.

Fishman, Sylvia Barack. Changing Minds: Feminism in Contemporary Orthodox Jewish Life. New York: William Petschek National Jewish Family Center of the American Jewish Committee, 2000.

Geffen, Rela Monson. Jewish Women on the Way Up: The Challenge of Family, Career and Community. New York: American Jewish Committee, Institute of Human Relations, 1987.

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

Joselit, Jenna Weissman. “The Sacred Life of American Orthodox Women,” In New York’s Jewish Jews: The Orthodox Community in the Interwar Years. Ed. Joselit, Jenna Weissman. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1990. Chap. 4.

Joselit, Jenna. “The Special Sphere of the Middle-Class American Jewish Woman, the Synagogue Sisterhood, 1890-1940,” in The American Synagogue, A Sanctuary Transformed. Ed. Jack Wertheimer. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987. Chap. 4.

Kranzler, Gershon. “The Women of Williamsburg: A Contemporary American Hasidic Community.” New York: Tradition 28 (Fall 1993) 82-93.

Myerhoff, Barbara G. Number Our Days: Culture and Community Among Elderly Jews in an American Ghetto. New York: Dutton, 1978.

Nadell, Pamela. “A Land of Opportunities: Jewish Women Encounter America,” In What is American About American Jewish History. Ed. Marc Lee Raphael. Williamsburg, VA: College of William and Mary, 1993.

Plaskow, Judith. “Im and B’li: Women in the Conservative Movement.” Tikkun 10 (Jan/Feb 1995) 55-56.

Prell, Riv-Ellen. “The Begetting of American’s Jews: Seeds of American Jewish Identity in the Representations of American Jewish Women.” Journal of Jewish Communal Service 69 (Winter/Spring 1993) 4-23.

Rogow, Faith. Gone to Another Meeting: The National Council of Jewish Women, 1983-1993. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1993.

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

Schuleman, Sarah. “When We Were Very Young: A Walking Tour Through Radical Jewish Women’s History on the Lower East Side 1879-1919” In My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life during the Reagan/Bush Years. New York: Routledge, 1994, 125-148.

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

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz and Ellen Cole, eds.. Celebrating the Lives of Jewish Women: Patterns in a Feminist Sampler. New York: Harrington Park, 1997.

Sochen, June. Consecrate Every Day: The Public Lives of Jewish American Women, 1880-1980. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1981.

Toll, William. “A Quiet Revolution: Jewish Women’s Clubs and the Widening Female Sphere, 1870-1920.” American Jewish Archives 41 (Spring/Summer 1989) 7-26.

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

Weinberg, Sydney Stahl. “Longing to Learn: The Education of Jewish Immigrant Women in New York City, 1900-1934.” Journal of American Ethnic History 8 (Spring1989) 108-126.

Wenger, Beth S. “Jewish Women and Voluntarism: Beyond the Myth of the Enablers.” American Jewish History 79 (Autumn 1989) 16-36.

Zandy, Janet. “Our True Legacy: Radical Jewish Women in America.” Lilith 14 (Winter 1989) 8-13.