Restoring the Moon: The Ritual of Kiddush Levanah

By Steven Greenberg

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, June 2010

Rabbi Greenberg writes about a midrash which focuses on the original equality of the sun and the moon and hopes for the moon's eventual restoration to its earlier power as a way of framing our desire for gender equality.

Topic: Gender, Feminism, Jewish Text, Holidays

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.671

Page Number(s): 13

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Greenberg, Steven. Restoring the Moon: The Ritual of Kiddush Levanah. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. June 2010: 13. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6587


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