Birth Rituals and Jewish Daughters

By Daniel I. Leifer

Eugene Borowitz, April 2, 1976

The author examines various newly created rituals surrounding the birth of girls and argues that such rituals are necessary for bringing girls into the covenant and Jewish people.

Topic: Innovation, Ritual, Jewish Identification, Covenant, Women

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

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.6/no.111

Page Number(s): 89-92

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Leifer, Daniel I. Birth Rituals and Jewish Daughters. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 2 April 1976: 89-92. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=9333


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