Women and Jewish Law

Women and Jewish Law

The Essential Texts, Their History, and Their Relevance for Today

Book - 1995
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How has a legal tradition determined by men affected the lives of women? What are the traditional Jewish views of marriage, divorce, sexuality, contraception, abortion? Women and Jewish Law gives contemporary readers access to the central texts of the Jewish religious tradition on issues of special concern to women. Combining a historical overview with a thoughtful feminist critique, this pathbreaking study points the way for "informed change" in the status of women in Jewish life.
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books : Distributed by Pantheon Books, c1995
ISBN: 9780805210491
0805210490
Branch Call Number: Philosophy & Religion 296.18 Bia

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