GenderMagnes Collection

Joyce Antler

  • Ready to Turn the World Upside Down: Radical Feminism and Jewish Women
  • You Never Call, You Never Write: The Historical Legacy of American Jewish Mothers
  • From Sophie Tucker to Sarah Silverman: The Subversive Tradition of Jewish Women’s Comedy
  • Rabbis, Rebels, and Supreme Court Justices: How Jewish Women Shaped Modern America

Marc Zvi Brettler

  • Feminist and Anti-Feminist Visions in the Bible

David Dalin

  • The Extraordinary “RBG”: The Life and Legal Career of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish Woman on the U.S. Supreme Court

Nathaniel Deutsch

  • The Status of Women in Contemporary Haredi Communities

Atina Grossmann

  • Gender and the Holocaust: Continuing Research and New Interpretations

Robin Judd

  • The Girls They Didn’t Leave Behind: Jewish War Brides and Soldier Husbands, 1945–1950
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? Marriage and Recovery in the Aftermath of the Shoah

Marion Kaplan

  • Jewish Women and Families in Nazi Germany

Debra Renee Kaufman

  • On Being Orthodox: Some Feminist Concerns
  • Better the Devil You Know: Feminist Women, Orthodoxy, and Choice

Melissa R. Klapper

  • Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace:  American Jewish Women’s Pre-World War II Activism
  • Were These Women Different From All Others?  A Brief History of American Jewish Women

Laura Leibman

  • Jewish Women in Colonial America

Carol Meyers

  • All About Eve: The Latest Word on the First Lady
  • Women in the Bible: Who Are They and What Did They Do?
  • Work and Worth: Women’s Household Activities in Ancient Israel (ppt)
  • Women and Music in Ancient Israel (ppt)
  • Miriam, Music, and Miracles
  • Was Ancient Israel a Patriarchal Society?
  • Barely Visible but Very Real: The Religious Culture of Israelite Women (ppt)
  • Women and Wisdom: Biblical Images, Lofty and Lowly (ppt?)

Pamela S. Nadell

  • Tevye’s Daughters in America
  • “Giving Our All the Poor Soldiers”: Jewish Women and the Civil War
  • Women Who Would Be Rabbis: The Battle for Women’s Ordination
  • Yentl: From Yeshiva Boy to Syndrom
  • ‘The Synagogue shall Hear the Call of the Sister’: The History of Synagogue Sisterhoods

R. Neis

  • Rabbinic Sexuality

Vanessa Ochs

  • Jewish Feminism
  • Women of the Wall

Riv-Ellen Prell

  • How Feminism Remade American Judaism
  • The Disappearing Jewish (and woman) Subject in Recent Scholarship About Jews

Beth S. Wenger

  • Budgets, Boycotts, and Babies: Jewish Women in the Great Depression
  • Making American Jewish Men: Masculinity in the Immigrant Jewish World