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Author Raṿeh, Įnbar.

Title Feminist rereadings of rabbinic literature / Inbar Reveh ; translated by Kaeren Fish.

Publication Info. Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource.
Series HBI series on Jewish women
HBI series on Jewish women.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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. 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.
Summary Novel readings of rabbinic literature from the perspective of feminism and gender reading theories.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Women in rabbinical literature.
Women in Judaism.
Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Fish, Kaeren, translator.
Added Title Bi-fene ątsman. English
Other Form: Print version: 1611686075 (OCoLC)877077817
ISBN 1322242321 (ebk)
9781322242323 (ebk)
1611686075 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781611686074 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781611686081 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1611686083 (pbk. ; alk. paper)