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Feminist Rereadings of Rabbinic Literature
Inbar Raveh; Kaeren Fish, trans.

Brandeis University Press



Contents

• Foreword by Sylvia Barack Fishman
• Introduction
• 1. BACK TO THE BREAST
• An Aspect of Feminine Sexuality in the Imagined World of the Sages
• 2. DESIRE AND DOMINION
• 3. "THEY LET THE CHILDREN LIVE"
• The Midwives at a Political Crossroads
• 4. JUDITH, WIFE OF R. HIYYA
• A Story of Women's Pain
• 5. THE VOICE OF DOUBT
• The Wife of R. Simeon ben Halafta and the Uncanny
• 6. OPEN TO CONQUEST
• Prostitution—Temptations and Responses
• 7. THE MYTH IN THE ATTIC
• The Call of the Deep
• 8. THE CREATION OF WOMAN
• Men Are from Babylon; Women Are from the Land of Israel
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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