Listing of all the above bibliographies

Select Bibliography on Jewish Feminist Thought

Adler, Rachel. “I’ve Had Nothing Yet So I Can’t Take More,” Moment (Sept. 1983).

_____. “Feminist Folktales of Justice: Robert Cover as Resource for the Renewal of Halackah.” Conservative Judaism 45 (Spring 1993) 40-55.

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

Brodkin, Karen. How Jews Became White Folks: And What that Says About Race in America. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998.

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

Davidman, Lynn and Shelly Tenenbaum. Feminist Perspectives on Jewish Studies. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994.

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

Gottlieb, Lynn. She Who Dwells Within: A Feminist Vision of a Renewed Judaism. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1995.

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

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

Hirshfield, Jane, ed. Women in Praise of the Sacred: 43 Centuries of Spiritual Poetry by Women. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1994.

Halpern, Micah D. and Chana Safrai, eds. Jewish Legal Writings by Women. Brooklyn: Lambda Publishing, 1998.

Kaye/Kantrowitz, Melanie and Irena Klepfisz. The Tribe of Dina: A Jewish Women’s Anthology. Montpelier, VT: Sinister Wisdom, 1986.

_____. The Issue is Power: Essays on women, Violence and Resistance. San Francisco, CA: Aunt Lute Books, 1992.

Klepfisz, Irena. Dreams of an Insomniac: Jewish Feminist Essays, Speeches and Diatribes. Portland, OR: Eight Mountain Press, 1990.

Koltun, Elizabeth. The Jewish Woman: New Perspectives. New York: Schocken, 1976.

“New Woman” Collective. The Jewish Women’s Awareness Guide: Connections for the 2nd Wave of Jewish Feminism. New York: Biblio Press, 1992.

Ochs, Vanessa. “Jewish Feminist Scholarship Comes of Age.” Lilith 15 (1990) 8-12.

Plaskow, Judith. Standing Against Sinai: Judaism From a Feminist Perspective. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1989.

Plaskow, Judith and Carol P. Christ. Weaving the Visions: New Patterns in Feminist Spirituality. San Francisco: Harper, 1989.

Pogrebin, Letty Cottin. Debroah, Golda, and Me: Being Female & Jewish in America. New York: Crown Pulishers, 1991.

Rich, Adrienne. On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose, 1966-1978. New York: Norton, 1979.

Rudavsky, T. M. Gender and Judaism: the Transformation of Tradition. New York: New York University Press, 1995.

Schneider, Susan Weidman. Jewish and Female: A Guide and Sourcebook for Today’s Jewish Woman. New York: Touchstone, 1984.

Sered, Susan Starr. Women As Ritual Experts: The Religious Lives of Elderly Women in Jerusalem. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Setel, T. Dorah, et. al., “Roundtable Discussions: Feminist Reflections on Separation and Unity in Jewish Theology,” Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 2:1 (Spring
1986) 113-130.

Umansky, Ellen M. “Jewish Feminist Theology,” in Choices in Modern Jewish Thought ed. Eugene Borowitz. West Orange, NJ: Behrman House, 1995, 2nd ed.

Umansky, Ellen M. and Diane Ashton, eds. Four Centuries of Jewish Women’s Spirituality: A Sourcebook. Boston: Beacon Press, 1992.

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.

African/Asian/Middle Eastern Jewish Women

Behar, Ruth. “Mi Puente: My Bridge.” Bridges 4 (Winter/Spring 1994) 63-70.

Brettschneider, Marla, ed. The Narrow Bridge: Jewish Views on Multiculturalism. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Unversity Press, 1996.

Ginsburg, Faye. “When the Subject is Women: Encounters with Syrian Jewish Women.” Journal of American Folklore 100 (1987) 540-547.

Khazzom, Loolwa. “A Bridge Between Different Worlds.” Bridges 4 (Winter 1994/95) 49-56.

Sanua, Marianne. “From the Pages of the Victory Bulletin: The Syrian Jews of Brooklyn during World War II.” Yivo Annual 19 (1990) 283-330.

Steiglitz, Maria. “New Mexico’s Secret Jews: Anna Rael Delay and Family.” Lilith 16 (Summer 1991) 8-10, 12.

Zerubavel, Yael and Esses, Dianne. “Reconstructionist of the Past: Syrian Jewish Women and the Maintenance of Tradition.” Journal of American Folklore100 (1987) 528-


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

Cantor, Aviva. “The Oppression of the Jewish Woman,” ORT Reporter (Sept./Oct. 1972)

Duckat, Walter. “The Jewish Working Woman,” Hadassah (Sept. 1971)

Friedman, Mordecai A. “Termination of the Marriage Upon the Wife’s Request: A Palestinian Ketubah Stipulation.” Proceedings of the American Academy of
Jewish Research 37 (1969).

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

Goitein, Solomon. “Jewish Women in the Middle Ages,” Hadassah (1973)

Grossman, Susan and Rivka Haut, eds. Daughters of the King: Women and the Synagogue: A Survey of History, Halakah and Contemporary Realities. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1992.

Henry, Sondra and Emily Taitz. Written Out of History: Our Jewish Foremothers. New York: Biblio Press, 1990. (2nd edition)

Rabinowicz, Harry M. “Lady Rabbis and Rabbinic Daughters,” In The World of Hassidim. Hartmore House (1970) 202-210.

Rosenberg, Janet. “From Patriarchy to Partnership--The Evolution of the Jewish Woman,” Journal of Jewish Communal Service55 (Summer 1979).

Seller, Maxine S. “Defining Socialist Womanhood: The Women’s Page of the Jewish Daily Forward in 1919.” American Jewish History 76 (1987) 416-438.

Seller, Maxine S. “World of our Mothers: The Women’s Page of the ‘Jewish Daily Forward.’” Journal of American Ethnic Studies16 (Summer 1988) 95-118.

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

Anti-Semitism and Gender Stereotyping

Alperin, Mimi. “JAP Jokes: Hateful Humor.” Humor: International Journal of Humor Research 2 (1989) 412-416.

Aptheger, Bettina. “Teaching About Anti-Semitism and the Legacy of Jewish Women,” Women’s Studies Quarterly 21(Fall 1993) 63-68.

Beck, Evelyn Torton. “The Politics of Jewish Invisibility,” NWSA Journal 1 (Autumn 1988) 93-102.

Becker, Janice L. The Jewish American Princess and Other Myths: The Many Forms of Self-Hatred. New York: Shapolsky, 1991.

Bulkin, Elly, Minnie Bruce Pratt and Barbara Smith. Your’s in Struggle: Three Feminist Perspectives on Anti-Semitism and Racism. Ithaca, N.Y.: Firebrand Books, 1988.

Chayat, Sherry. “JAP-Baiting on the College Scene.” Lilith 17 (Fall 1987) 6-7.

Dubowsky, Hadar. “White Jewish Female: What Happens When I Fit Into More Than One Category?” New York: Lilith 18 (Summer 1993) 18-19.

Finkelstein, S. Naomi. “Celebrating Differences or the Difference Between Pain and Oppression.” Bridges 4 (Winter/Spring 1994) 59-61.

Frondorf, Shirley. Death of a “Jewish American Princess”: The True Story of a Victim on Trial. New York: Villard Books, 1988.

Gangelhoff, Bonnie. “No Laughing Matter: The Jewish American Princess.” Magazine of the Houston Post (Nov. 15, 1987) 12-9.

Gilson, Estelle. “The Hapless JAP.” Congress Monthly 55 (1988) 10-11.

Gornick, Vivian. “Twice an Outsider: On Being Jewish and a Woman.” Tikkun 4, (March/April 1989) 29-31, 123-125.

Josefowitz, Rachel. “Antisemitism and Sexism in Stereotypes of Jewish Women.” Women and Therapy 5 (Summer/Fall 1986) 249-257.

Kray, Susan. “Orientation of an ‘Almost White’ Woman: the Interlocking Effects of Race, Class, Gender, and Ethnicity in American Mass Media.” Critical Studies in Mass Communications 10 (Dec. 1993) 349-366.

Lamb, Lynette. “JAP Jokes are Nothing to laugh at: Why Should Jewish Women take the Rap for our Materialistic Culture?” Utne Reader (May/June 1989).

Latting, Jean Elizabeth and Laura Belkin Wolf. “Feminism, Self-Esteem and Depression Among Jewish Women: An Empirical Study.” Journal of Jewish Communal Social Service 63 (Spring 1987) 219-226.

Medjuck, Sheva. “From Self-Sacrificing Jewish Mother to Self-Centered Jewish Princess: Is This How Far We’ve Come?” Atlantis: A Women’s Studies Journal 14 (1988) 90-97.

Morris, Bonnie. “Anti-Semitism in the Women’s Movement: A Jewish Lesbian Speaks.” Off Our Backs 20 (December 1990) 12-13.

New, Elisa. “Killing the Princess: The Offense of a Bad Defense.” Tikkun 4 (Mar/Apr 1989) 17-19, 114-117.

Rubinstein, Judith and Allen Rubinstein. “The Graffiti Wars.” Lilith 17 (Fall 1987) 8-9.

Saper, Bernard. “The JAP Joke Controversy: An Excruciating Psychosocial Analysis.” Humor: International Journal of Humor Research 4 (1991).

Schnur, Susan. “Blazes of Truth: When is a JAP not a Yuppie?” Lilith 17 (Fall 1987) 10-11.

Schwalb, Susan and William C. Sedlack. “Student Attitudes Towards “JAPS”: The New Anti Semitism.” ERIC Research Report: ED311332. University of Maryland Research Report (1987).

Spencer, Gary. “An Analysis of JAP-Baiting Humor on the College Campus.” International Journal of Humor Research 2 (1989) 329-348.

Sexual and Domestic Violence

“Jewish Women Talk About Surviving Incest,” Bridges 2:1(Spring 1991) 6-34.

Adler, Rachel, “A Stumbling Block Before the Blind: Sexual Exploitation in Pastoral Counseling,” CCAR Journal: A reform Jewish Quarterly (Spring 1993) 13-54.

Antonelli, Judith S., In the Image of God: A Feminist Commentary on the Torah, Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1995.

Benjamin, Jessica. “Feminist Perspectives Session: Victimology.” Tikkun 4 (Mar/Apr 1989) 75-77.

Blum, Julie. Domestic Violence in the North American Jewish Community: Issues and Communal Programs. New York: Council of Jewish Federations, Dept. of Planning and Resource Development, 1992.

Brown, Cheryl Anne and Mirium Rinn. “The Secret Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in Jewish Homes.” The Reporter: Women’s American ORT, (Winter 1993) 20-23.

Conrad, Gertrude Hurwitz and Janet Cohen. “Child Abuse.” Hadassah 69 (1988) 26.

deBeer, Elizabeth R. “Wife Abuse, Drugs and Silence.” Lilith 20 (Summer 1988) 6-7.

Graetz, Naomi. “Rejection: A Rabbinic Response to Wife-Beating,” In Gender and Judaism: The Transformation of Tradition. Ed. by T.M. Rudavsky. New York: New York University Press: 1995, 13-23.

Graetz, Naomi. Silence is Deadly: Judaism Confronts Wifebeating. Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson, 1998.

Grossman, Naomi, “Domestic Violence in the Jewish Community.” Na’amat Woman, (Nov.-Dec.1994) 4-6.

Guterman, Neil B., “Confronting the Unknowns in Jewish Family Violence,” Journal of Jewish Communal Service 70:1(Fall 1993) 26-33.

Horsburgh, Beverly, “Lifting the Veil of Secrecy: Domestic Violence in the Jewish Community.” Harvard Women’s Law Journal 18 (1995).

Jacobs, Lynn Dimarsky and Sherry Berliner. “Jewish Domestic Abuse: Realities and Responses.” Journal of Jewish Communal Service 68 (Winter 1991-2) 94-113.

Jaffa, S., “A Model Child Abuse Prevention Program,” Journal of Jewish Communal Service (Winter 1991-2) 114-122.

Lebovics, Shirley, “The Observant Jewish Victim of Spouse Abuse: Dynamics and Contertransference Issues,” Journal of Psychology and Judaism 22: 2 (Summer 1998).

Orenstein, Debra and Jay Stein. “Domestic Violence and Jewish Responsibility.” Women’s League Outlook (Fall 1995) 52-58.

Orenstein, Debra, “How Jewish Law Views Wifebeating” Lilith 20 (Summer 1988) 9.

Russ, Ian, Sally Weber and Ellen Ledley. “Shalom Bayit: A Jewish Response to Child Abuse and Domestic Violence.” Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, Family Violence Project (1993) vii.

Scarf, Mimi. “Battered Jewish Wives: Case Studies in the Response to Rape.” Women’s Studies 2 (1988).

Schneider, Susan Weidman & Bart, Pauline. “Why Jewish Girls Get Raped.” Lilith 15 (Summer 1986) 8-12.

Spiegel, Marcia Cohn. “Stigmatized Behavior: The Community Responds.” Genesis 2 (Summer 1988) 10-12.

_____. “The Last Taboo: Dare we Speak about Incest.” Lilith 20 (Summer 1988) 10-12.

Wallen, Ruth. “Memory Politics: Implications of Healing from Sexual Abuse.” Tikkun 9 (Nov/Dec 1994) 35-40.

Weems, Renita J., Battered Love: Marriage, Sex and Violence in the Hebrew Prophets. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 1995.


Adahan, Miriam. “The Pain of the Single or Childless Woman.” Jewish Observer XXV (Jan 1993) 1727.

Avery, Evelyn. “Jewish Women View Marriage.” Midstream XXXX (Dec1994) 35-36.

Balka, Christie. “Thoughts on Lesbian Parenting and the Challenge to Jewish Communities,” Bridges 3 (Spring 1993) 57-65.

Cheswick, Barry. “Working and Family Life: The Experiences of Jewish Women in America.” Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Economics (1993) 1-20.

Cohen, Steven. Alternative Families in the Jewish Community: Singles, Single Parents, Childless Couples, and Mix-Married. New York: American Jewish Community, 1989.

Diament, Carol. Jewish Marital Status: A Hadassah Study. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1989.

Frankel, Estelle. “The Promises and Pitfalls of Jewish Relationships.” Tikkun 5 (Sept/Oct 1990) 19-22, 95-8.

Kahn, Yoel H. “Hannah, Must You Have a Child?” Out/Look 12 (Spring 1991) 39-43.

Siegel, Marcia Cohn. “Beyond Inclusion: Redefining the Jewish Family.”Genesis 2 (Autumn 1987) 14-16.

Single and Jewish: Communal and Personal Perspectives, Papers and Comments. New York: American Jewish Committee, Institute of Human Relations, 1989.

Stone, Amy. “Jewish Career Women: Six Profiles.” Lilith 19 (Spring 1988) 8-12.

Stone, Amy. “Struggling? Juggling?: Trying to Integrate our Multiple Roles.” Lilith 19 (Spring 1988) 6-7.

Weinberg, Sydney Stahl. “Jewish Mothers and Immigrant Daughters: Positive and Negative Role Models.” Journal of American Ethnic History 6 (Spring 1987) 39-55.

Jewish Feminism and Women’s Activism

"Jewish Women Look the Year 2000: Shaping the Future.” Na’amat Woman (Jan/Feb 1988) 4-29.

Abzug, Bella, Letty Cottin Pogrebin and E. M. Broner. “The Playpen of the Patriarchs: Why We Needed a Conference on the Empowerment of Jewish Women.” Lilith 14 (Spring 1989) 33-35.

Biren, Joan E. “Chosen Images: A Decade of Jewish Feminism,” Bridges 1(Spring 1990) 57-67.

Blumfield, Chanita and Tikva Frymer/Kensky. “Breaking Glass: Power in the Jewish Community.” Hadassah Magazine 76 (Aug/Sept 1994) 24-26.

Cantarow, Ellen. “Zionism, Anti-Semitism and Jewish Identity in the Women’s Movement.” Middle East Report 18 (Sept/Oct. 1988) 38-43.

Chernin, Kim. “Feminist Consciousness Today: In the House of the Flame Bearers.” Tikkun 2 (July/Aug. 1987) 55-59.

Chernin, Kim. Reinventing Eve: Modern Woman in Search of Herself. New York: Times Books, 1987.

Ciolkowski, Laura E. “A Question of Identity: Jewish Feminist Politics in the 1990s.” Response 61:2 (Fall 1993) 42-45.

Davidman, Lynn and Shelly Tenenbaum. Feminist Perspectives on Jewish Studies. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995.

Fishman, Sylvia Barack, “The Impact of Feminism on American Jewish Life,” in American Jewish Yearbook 1989. American Jewish Committee and JPS (1989) 23-62.

Friedman, Reena Sigman. “American Jewish Women: 1967-1991.” The Reporter: Women’s American ORT (Winter 1991) 10-14.

Friedman, Reena Sigman. “The Jewish Feminist Movement,” in Jewish Voluntary Organizations ed. Michael N. Dobkowski. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1986.

Friedman, Reena Sigman. “The Jewish Women’s Movement.” Jewish Education News 12 (Summer 1991) 26-7, 29.

Goodkin, Judy & Citron, Judith. Women in the Jewish Community: Reviews and Recommendations. London: Office of the Chief Rabbi, 1994.

Heschel, Susannah. “Women’s Studies.” Modern Judaism 10 (1990) 243-258.

Hirshan, Marjorie Schonhaut. “The Jewish Women’s Resource Center: Bringing Women Closer to Judaism and Judaism Closer to Women.” Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Review 12 (1990) 28+.

Iannone, Carol. “Sex & the Feminists.” Commentary 96 (Sept. 1993) 51-54.

Kaplan, Marian A. The Jewish Feminist Movement in Germany: The Campaigns of the Judisher Frauenbund, 1904-38. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1979.

Kaye Kantrowitz, Melanie. “Observations: The Next Step.” NWSA Journal 2 (Spring 1990) 236-244.

Klepfisz, Irena. “Di Mames, dos loshen/The mothers, the language: Feminism, Yidishkayt and the Politics of Memory.” Bridges 4 (Winter/Spring 1994) 12-47.

Kuzmack, Linda Gordon. Women’s Cause: The Jewish Woman’s Movement in England and the United States, 1881-1933. Colombus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1990.

Moses, Jennifer. “Women’s Lib.” Commentary 86 (1988) 8, 10.

Musleah, Rachel. “Jewish Feminist Scholarship.” Na’Amat Woman. (Nov/Dec 1993) 4-7.

_____. “Women Rabbis: Turning Newness Into Strength.” Na’amat Woman 4 (May/June 1994) 4-7.

Pogrebin, Letty Cottin. “From our Heads and our Hearts: Connecting with Black Women.” Lillith 16 (Winter 1991) 13-15, 28.

Pogrebin, Letty Cottin. “Why Feminism is Good for the Jews.” Na’Amat Woman (Sept/Oct 1991) 3-5, 24.

Rapaport, Nessa. “Jewish Feminism and the Future.” Hadassah (Jan 1993) 16+.

Rinn, Miriam. “Orthodox Feminism Arrives.” The Reporter: Women’s American ORT (Fall 1990) 6-8.

Rogow, Faith. “Why is this Decade Different from All Other Decades: A Look at the Rise of Jewish Lesbian Feminism.” Bridges 1 (Spring 1990) 67-79.

Roiphe, Anne. “The Jewish Family: A Feminist Perspective.” Tikkun 1 (1986) 70-75.

Schneider, Susan Weidman. “Feminist Philanthropy: Women Changing the World with Their Dollars.” Lilith 18 (Spring 1993) 14-17.

Schneider, Susan Weidman. “Jewish Women’s Philanthropy.” Lilith 18 (Winter 1993) 6-12, 29, 38-9.

Umansky, Ellen M. “Females, Feminists and Feminism: A Review of Recent Literature on Jewish Feminism and the Creation of Feminist Judaism.” Feminist Studies 14 (Summer 1988) 349-365.


Frank, Shirley. “The New Infertility: Wanting Babies.” Lilith 19 (1988) 17-18.

Gold, Michael. And Hannah Wept: Infertility, Adoption and the Jewish Couple. Philadelphia, PA: Jewish Publication Society, 1988.

Jewish Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Women

Abrams, Ruth. “Lesbians.” Tikkun 11:1 (Jan/Feb 1996) 3.

Balka, Christie and Andy Rose, eds. Twice Blessed: On Being Lesbian, Gay, and Jewish. Boston: Beacon, 1989.

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

Berwin, Mel. “Sexual Orientation Issues in Jewish Education.” Jewish Education News 17:3 (Fall 1996) 4-5.

Cantor, Carla. “Coming Out in the Jewish Family.” Lilith 14 (Summer 1989) 23-25.

Chernin, Kim. “Lesbians.” Tikkun 11:1 (Jan/Feb 1996) 3-4.

Cooper, Aaron. “No Longer Invisible: Gay and Lesbian Jews Build a Movement.” Journal of Homosexuality 18 (1989/90) 83-94.

Felman, Jyl Lynn. “Gay Jewish and Whole.” Jewish Currents (Jan.1993).

_____. “For love and For Life, We’re Not Going Back.” Tikkun 3 (Jan/Feb 1988) 64-5.

Moore, Tracy. Lesbiot: Israeli Lesbians Talk about Sexuality, Feminism and Judaism. London: Cassell, 1995.

Rogow, Faith. “Why is This Decade Different from All Other Decades: A Look at the Rise of Jewish Lesbian Feminism.” Bridges 3 (Spring 1993) 102-112.

Ritual and Liturgy

Adelman, Penina V. Miriam’s Well: Rituals for Jewish Women Around the Year. Fresh Meadows, N.Y.: Biblio Press, 1986.

Berrin, Susan, ed. Celebrating the New Moon: A Rosh Chodesh Anthology. Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson, 1995.

Broner, E. M. The Telling. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1993.

Broner, E.M. and Naomi Nimrod. The Women’s Haggadah. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1994.

Cardin, Nina Beth. Out of the Depths I Call to You: A Book of Prayers for the Married Jewish Woman. Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson, 1991.

Falk, Marcia. The Book of Blessings: New Jewish Prayers for Daily Life, the Sabbath, and the New Moon Festival. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1996.

Orenstein, Debra, ed. Lifecycles: Jewish Women on Life Passages & Personal Milestones. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights, 1994.

Bibliographies and Syllabi

Aviva Cantor, The Jewish Woman 1900-1985: A Bibliography. Fresh Meadows, NY: Biblio Press, 1987.

Baskin, Judith R., ed. Gender and Jewish Studies: A Curriculum Guide. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1994.

Breger, Jennifer. “Jewish Religious Literature for Women.” AB Bookman’s Weekly 93 (May 23 1994) 22-48.

Breger, Jennifer. “Women’s Devotional Literature: An Essay in Jewish Bibliography.” Jewish Book Annual 52 (1994-5) 73-98.

Brewer, Joan S., Davidman, L. & Avery, E. Sex and the Modern Jewish Woman: A Bibliography. New York: Biblio Press, 1986.

Davidoff, Donna J. “American Jewish Women: Two Bibliographies.” Judaica Librarianship 6 (Spring 1991/Winter 1992) 137-139.

Elwell, Sue Levi, compiler. Jewish Women’s Study Guide. New York and Landham, MD: Biblio Press and University Press of America, 1987.

Spiegel, Marcia Cohn, Com. “Bibliography of Sources on Sexual and Domestic Violence in the Jewish Community.”