Book Review: Torah of the Mothers; The Women's Torah Commentary

By Jeffrey Spitzer

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 2001

The Women's Torah Commentary is an anthology of commentaries on the 54 weekly Torah portions written by women rabbis ordained by the Conservative, Reconstructionist, and Reform movement. Torah of The Mothers is a collection of 23 essays by Orthodox women on a variety of topics. Both volumes speak to the complexity of studying difficult texts from the women's perspective.

Topic: Publications, Jewish Text, Literature Review, Women, Discourse and Dialogue

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.31/no.579b

Page Number(s): 13-14

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Spitzer, Jeffrey. Book Review: Torah of the Mothers; The Women's Torah Commentary. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 2001: 13-14. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8632


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