Jewish Women: A World of Tradition and Changes

Jewish Women: A World of Tradition and Changes

by Joan Roth
     
 

This stunning photographic essay is the result of Joan Roth's daring journey into disappearing Jewish communities throughout the world. A woman traveling alone - with meager funds and without knowing in advance whom she would meet - Roth uncovers an astonishing array of women. Filled with feeling, the more than two hundred images published here radiate a powerful and… See more details below

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This stunning photographic essay is the result of Joan Roth's daring journey into disappearing Jewish communities throughout the world. A woman traveling alone - with meager funds and without knowing in advance whom she would meet - Roth uncovers an astonishing array of women. Filled with feeling, the more than two hundred images published here radiate a powerful and unique portrait of Jewish women. Roth richly depicts both the personal and historical dimensions of these women as they persevere and adapt centuries-old traditions amid varied cultural surroundings.

Editorial Reviews

Mary Klemic
Radiates a universal beauty. -- The Birmingham Eccentric
Mary Voetz Chandler
Full of feelings and at times, mystery. -- Rocky Mountain News
Susan Josephs
A special kind of light. -- The Jewish Week

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780942160116
Publisher:
Jolen Press
Publication date:
04/28/1995
Pages:
242

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