Jewish Women Pioneering the Frontier Trail: A History in the American West

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What does it mean to be a Jewish woman today? To an Orthodox woman, it means living a religious way of life in which serving God totally defines her self-perception and her role as wife and mother. For the secular woman, it means having a sense of belonging, although not necessarily to a specific Jewish community. Most contemporary Jewish women fall somewhere in between, but at the core of all of their identities is a complex interweaving of religious and ethnic elements, a shared history, and a collective memory of periods ...

Jewish Women Pioneering the Frontier Trail: A History in the American West 2007, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814707203

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Jewish Women Pioneering the Frontier Trail: A History in the American West 2006, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814707197

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