Assuming the Privileges of Patriarchy

By Lori Hope Lefkovitz

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), January 2000

Like the customs of womenâ??s kippot (head coverings) and tallitot (prayer shawls), or the bat mitzvah, feminist innovation promises a transformative effect on the Jewish tradition. The act of women writing the Torah invites us to think about the effects on our cultural mythologies.

Topic: History, Ritual, Gender, Tradition, Feminism, Jewish Text, Women

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.30/no.568

Page Number(s): 6-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Lefkovitz, Lori Hope. Assuming the Privileges of Patriarchy. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). January 2000: 6-6.


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