Voices of the Matriarchs: Listening to the Prayers of Early Modern Jewish Woman / Edition 1

Voices of the Matriarchs: Listening to the Prayers of Early Modern Jewish Woman / Edition 1

by Chava Weissler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080703617X

ISBN-13: 2900807036173

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Beacon Press

Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award for 1998

With Voices of the Matriarchs, Chava Weissler restores balance to our knowledge of Judaism by providing the first look at the Yiddish prayers women created during centuries of exclusion from men's observance. In Weissler's hands, these prayers (called thkines) open a new window into early modern European

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Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award for 1998

With Voices of the Matriarchs, Chava Weissler restores balance to our knowledge of Judaism by providing the first look at the Yiddish prayers women created during centuries of exclusion from men's observance. In Weissler's hands, these prayers (called thkines) open a new window into early modern European Jewish women's lives, beliefs, devotion, and relationships with God.

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ISBN-13:
2900807036173
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Edition description:
None
Pages:
304

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