Like Bread on the Seder Plate: Jewish Lesbians and the Transformation of Tradition

Like Bread on the Seder Plate: Jewish Lesbians and the Transformation of Tradition

by Rebecca Alpert

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231096614
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 09/01/1998
Series: Between Men - between Women Series
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 894,977
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Rebecca Alpert is assistant professor of religion and women's studies at Temple University and is a codirector of the Women's Studies Program. She is the coauthor ofExploring Judaism: A Reconstructionist Approach.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
1. Lesbian and Jewish: What's the Problem?
1(16)
2. Troubling Texts from Torah
17(20)
3. Jewish Lesbian Interpretation of Torah
37(16)
4. Haznea Lekht Im Elohekha: Jewish Lesbian Visibility
53(18)
5. Ahavat Hesed: Transforming Relationships
71(26)
6. Asot Mishpat: The Commitment to Justice
97(16)
7. Modern Texts: Jewish Lesbian Sexuality
113(20)
8. Modern Texts: Jewish Lesbians and Gender Nonconformity
133(18)
9. Contemporary Jewish Lesbian Fiction
151(12)
10. Visions for the Future
163(6)
Notes 169(20)
Glossary 189(4)
Works Cited 193(14)
Index 207

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