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Beyond the Synagogue Gallery

Finding a Place for Women in American Judaism

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$35.50 • £28.95 • €32.00

ISBN 9780674007055

Publication Date: 09/20/2001


288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 halftones


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Women and the Synagogue
  • 1. Jewish Women: Acculturation in Old and New Worlds
  • 2. Women’s Emergence in the Early American Synagogue Community
  • 3. The Quest for Respectability: Mixed Choirs and Family Pews
  • 4. The Trouble with Jewish Women
  • 5. Women in the Reforming Synagogue: Resistance and Transformation
  • 6. Kaufmann Kohler and the Ideal Jewish Woman
  • 7. Beyond the Gallery: American Jewish Women in the 1890s
  • Epilogue: Twentieth-Century Resonances
  • Notes
  • Index

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