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Title Daughters of the king : women and the synagogue : a survey of history, halakhah, and contemporary realities / edited by Susan Grossman, Rivka Haut
Edition 1st pbk. ed
Published Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 1993, ©1992


Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 340 pages)
Contents Introduction : Women and the synagogue / Susan Grossman and Rivka Haut -- One : History -- Women and the Jerusalem temple / Susan Grossman -- Women and the ancient synagogue / Hannah Safrai -- Women and the synagogue in medieval Cairo / Sara Reguer -- Women's voices, women's prayers : the European synagogues of the Middle Ages / Emily Taitz -- Tehines : a brief survey of women's prayers / Shulamith Z. Berger -- Two : Halakhah-- Are women obligated to pray? / Irwin H. Haut -- Purity and piety : the separation of menstruants from the Sancta / Shaye J.D. Cohen -- Mehitzah : Halakhic decisions and political consequences / Norma Baumel Joseph -- Women's prayer groups and the Orthodox synagogue / Rivka Haut -- Women and the Conservative synagogue / Judith Hauptman -- Language and liturgy / Annette Daum -- Three : Contemporary realities -- The synagogue as a sacred space for the elderly Oriental women of Jerusalem / Susan Starr Sered -- From Persia to New York : an interview with three generations of Iranian women / Susan Grossman and Rivka Haut ; translated by Parvin Khoub -- The impact of the Jewish women's movement on the American synagogue : 1972-1985 / Rela Geffen Monson -- Growing up Lubavitch / Shoshana Gelerenter-Liebowitz -- On being a rebbetzin / Beverly A. Lebeau -- Egalitarianism and the Havurah movement / Merle Feld -- On being a rabbi / Emily Faust Korzenik -- On becoming a cantor / Nancy S. Hausman -- Building synagogue skills / Naomi Doron -- On being a hazzanit / Susan B. Aranoff -- Bat Mitzvah : coming of age in Brooklyn / Yael, Talya, and Yonina Penkower -- Celebrating Simbat Torah in Jerusalem / Pnina Peli -- The presence of women / Rivka Haut -- The Sefer Torah comes home / Susan D. Alter -- On wearing tallit and tefillin / Dvora E. Weisberg -- Finding comfort after miscarriage / Susan Grossman -- A ritual for affirming and accepting pregnancy / Tikva Frymer-Kensky -- Looking to the future : conclusions / Paula E. Hyman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Women in synagogues.
Jewish women -- Religious life.
Women (Jewish law)
Prayer -- Judaism.
Jewish women -- Biography
RELIGION -- Judaism -- General.
Jewish women
Jewish women -- Religious life
Prayer -- Judaism
Women in synagogues
Women (Jewish law)
Genre/Form collective biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Grossman, Susan, 1954-
Haut, Rivka, 1942-2014.
LC no. 91031430
ISBN 9780827609914