Between feminism and Orthodox Judaism : resistance, identity, and religious change in Israel / / by Yael Israel-Cohen.

In Between Feminism and Orthodox Judaism , Yael Israel-Cohen offers an analysis of the activism and identity of women considered at the forefront of the feminist challenge to Orthodoxy. Through a look at women’s battle over synagogue ritual and the ordination of women rabbis, an intricate and comple...

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Year of Publication:2012
Series:Jewish Identities in a Changing World 20.
Physical Description:1 online resource (161 pages)
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preliminary Material
  • Chapter One: Religious Change and Women’s Agency in Conservative Religions
  • Chapter Two: Modern Orthodox Judaism and Women’s Standing
  • Chapter Three: Methodology
  • Chapter Four: The Battle over Women’s Standing in Synagogue Ritual
  • Chapter Five: Orthodox Women Rabbis? “It’s Only a Matter of Time”
  • Chapter Six: The Cultural Contextualization of Orthodox Feminist Identity
  • Chapter Seven: Orthodox Feminists Talk about Feminism in a Wider Perspective
  • Chapter Eight: The Trend Towards an Increasingly Hybrid and Pluralistic Orthodoxy
  • Chapter Nine: The Present and the Future of Orthodox Feminism
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography
  • Bibliography.