Lifecycles, V.1 covers the entire spectrum of lifes passages and presents the best and latest thinking on ritual, life cycle, and the way Jewish women see the world, in a style that is intelligent and insightful, passionate and personal.
Infertility & Early Losses
Welcoming Children into Name & Covenant
Invisible Life Passages
Death and Mourning
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In traditional Jewish ritual, men are usually the primary subjects or objects: They are circumcised, they take a woman in marriage, they say kaddish over the death of a loved one.| Read Full Review of Lifecycles: Vol.1; Jewish Wom...
Few rabbis two millennia ago, or even two decades ago, would have cited childbirth, menstruation, coming out or menopause as life passages to be marked by prayer and ceremony.| Read Full Review of Lifecycles: Vol.1; Jewish Wom...
Feminism and Judaism have intersected to produce many creative and exciting books that have written women into the Bible and Jewish history.| Read Full Review of Lifecycles: Vol.1; Jewish Wom...
Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed Edited and with introductions by Rabbi Debra Orenstein and Rabbi Jane Rachel Litman, this is an anthology of essays, midrashim, poems, visualizations, and prayers on the fir...| Read Full Review of Lifecycles: Vol.1; Jewish Wom...