Women & Feminism
Medieval Jewish Women Were Leaders in Religion and Business
New information about the economic and religious lives of medieval Jewish women.
Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community
Anorexia and bulimia are amongst the most emotionally and physically devastating disorders affecting young Jewish women.
Battling Stereotypes of the Jewish Mother
What it means to be a contemporary mother and to be a Jewish mother today
Tehines: Women’s Prayers
Not part of the fixed liturgy, women used these prayers to commemorate special holidays and special times in their lives.
Reshaping Jewish Memory
In the Torah, women are absent at the covenantal moment; to make up for this, Jewish history must be reconstructed.
God’s Gender: A Traditionalist View
If we reject male God language, we lose a powerful metaphor: the husband-wife relationship between God and the Jews.
Because the evolution of Judaism is affected by social conditions, it can be actively developed to be gender sensitive.