Women in Jewish Life

Women surrounded by posters in English and Yiddish supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt, Herbert H. Lehman, and the American Labor Party teach other women how to vote, 1935 - Kheel Center, International Ladies Garment Workers Union Photographs (1885-1985) Women surrounded by posters in English and Yiddish supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt, Herbert H. Lehman, and the American Labor Party teach other women how to vote, 1935
Kheel Center, International Ladies Garment Workers Union Photographs (1885-1985)

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

Nathaniel Deutsch

  • The Status of Women in Contemporary Haredi Communities

Hasia Diner

  • Jewish Women in America: A History of Their Own

Marion Kaplan

  • Jewish Women and Families in Nazi Germany

Debra Renee Kaufman

  • On Being Feminist: Some Jewish Concerns
  • My Mother’s Daughter, My Daughter’s Mother: Adult Mothers and Their Daughters on Jewish Identity
  • Better the Devil You Know: Feminist Women, Orthodoxy and Choice
  • Paradoxical Politics and Newly Orthodox Jewish Women

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 Lieber

  • Jewish Mothers: From the Beginning

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
  • ‘The Synagog shall Hear the Call of the Sister’: The History of Synagogue Sisterhoods

Vanessa Ochs

  •  Jewish Feminism

Riv-Ellen Prell

  • How Feminism Remade American Judaism
  • Women of the Wall

Beth S. Wenger

  • Budgets, Boycotts, and Babies: Jewish Women in the Great Depression