Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal 1 (1997) 1
[Current Index]

Jewish Women's Voices: Past and Present
A Bibliography


Women's Educational Resources Centre, University of Toronto

© Frieda Forman and Cynthia Maier 1997

[Contemporary Jewish Feminism] [Jewish Women's History] [Jewish American History] [Religion and Spirituality] [Biblical Scholarship] [Holocaust Writings] [Israel/Palestine] [Biography] [Canadian Biography] [Fiction] [Canadian Fiction] [Poetry] [Yiddish Literature in Translation] [Violence Against Women] [Bibliographies and Curriculum Guides] [Periodicals]


Baker, Adrienne, The Jewish Woman in Contemporary Society: Transitions and Traditions, New York University Press, Washington Square, New York: 1993.

Social and religious status of Jewish women in England and the U.S.

Balka, Christie, & Rose, Andy (eds.), Twice Blessed: On Being Lesbian or Gay and Jewish, Beacon Press, Boston: 1989.

Personal histories and essays by and about lesbian and gay Jews.

Beck, Evelyn Torton (ed.), Nice Jewish Girls: A Lesbian Anthology, Beacon Press, Boston: 1989.

A collection of essays, poetry and stories on Jewish feminist identity.

Cantor, Aviva, Jewish Women/Jewish Men: The Legacy of Patriarchy in Jewish Life, San Francisco, HarperCollins: 1995.

Feminist perspective of Jewish history in all its gendered manifestation.

Davidman, Lynn and Tenenbaum, Shelly (eds.), Feminist Perspectives on Jewish Studies, Yale University Press, New haven: 1994.

Green, Lillian, Ordinary Wonders, Women's Press, Toronto: 1992.

Personal account of incest and revelation of the healing process.

Heschel, Susannah,(ed.) On Being a Jewish Feminist: A Reader, Schocken Books, New York: 1983.

Kaye/Kantrowitz, Melanie, The Issue Is Power: Essays on Women, Jews, Violence and Resistance, aunt lute books, San Francisco: 1992.

Kaye/Kantrowitz, Melanie & Klepfisz, Irena (eds.), The Tribe of Dina: A Jewish Women's Anthology, Beacon Press, Boston: 1989.

Klepfisz, Irena, Dreams of An Insomniac: Jewish Feminist Essays, Speeches and Diatribes, Eighth Mountain Press, Oregon: 1990.

Koltun, Elizabeth (ed.), The Jewish Woman: New Perspectives, Schocken Books, New York: 1976.

Landsberg, Michele, Women & Children First, Penguin Books, New York: 1983. [Canada]

Moore, Tracy (ed.), Lesbiot: Israeli Lesbians Talk About Sexuality, Feminism, Judaism and their Lives, Cassell, London: 1995.

Moskowitz, Faye (ed.), Her Face in the Mirror: Jewish Women On Mothers And Daughters, Beacon Press, Boston: 1994.

Pogrebin, Letty Cottin, Deborah, Golda and Me: Being Female and Jewish in America, Doubleday, New York: 1991.

Sacks, Maurie (ed.) Active Voices: Women in Jewish Culture, University of Illinois Press, Urbana: 1995.

Multidisciplinary approach to women's contribution in shaping Jewish culture.

Scarf, Mimi, Battered Jewish Wives, Edwin Mellen Press, Queenston, Ont.: 1988.

Case studies of Jewish and non-Jewish battered wives.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz and Cole, Ellen,(eds.) Jewish Women in Therapy: Seen But Not Heard, Harrington Press, New York: 1991.

Sokoloff, Naomi B, Lerner, Anne Lapidus, Norich, Anita, Gender and Text in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literature, The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York: 1992.

Weiner, Kayla and Moon, Arinna, (eds.) Jewish Women Speak out: Expanding the Boundaries of psychology, Canopy Press, Seattle, Washington: 1995

Zuckerman, Francine (ed.), Half the Kingdom: Seven Jewish Feminists, Vehicule Press, Montreal: 1992.


Baskin, Judith R. (ed.), Jewish Women in Historical Perspective, Wayne State University Press, Michigan: 1991.

Collection of essays covers biblical times to modern.

Baskin, Judith R. (ed.), Women of the Word: Jewish Women and Jewish Writing, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, Michigan: 1994.

The impact of modernity on Jewish women as writers and literary figures.

Baum, Charlotte, Hyman, Paula, Michel, Sonya, The Jewish Woman in America, The Dial Press, New York: 1976.

Discusses the transition to American life of European immigrant women.

Frager, Ruth A., Sweatshop Strife: Class, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Jewish Labour Movement of Toronto 1900-1939, University of Toronto Press, Toronto: 1992. [Canada]

Glenn, Susan, Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation, Cornell University Press, Ithaca: 1990.

Gluckl of Hameln, Life of, Written by Herself, Th. Yoseloff, Schocken Books, New York: 1977.

17th century autobiography, the first of a woman in Jewish history.

Gold, Doris B. and Stein, Lisa, (compiled by) From The Wise Women Of Israel: Folklore and Memoirs, Biblio Press, New York: 1995.

Henry, Sondra, Taitz, Emily, Written Out of History: Our Jewish Foremothers, Biblio Press, New York: 1990.

Overview of women in Jewish history and accounts of selected women's lives.

Hyman, Paula E., Gender and Assimilation in Modern Jewish History: The Roles and Representation of Women, University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington: 1995.

Kaplan, Marion A., The Jewish Feminist Movement in Germany: The Campaigns of the Judischer Frauenbund, 1904-1938, Greenwood Press, Connecticut: 1979.

Kaplan, Marion A., The Making of the Jewish Middle Class: Women, Family, and Identity, in Imperial Germany, Oxford University Press, New York: 1991.

Levine, Amy-Jill, "Women Like This": New Perspectives on Jewish Women in the Greco-Roman World, Scholars Press, Atlanta: 1991.

Schreier, Barbara A., Becoming American Women: Clothing and the Jewish Immigrant Experience, 1880-1920, Chicago Historical Society, Chicago: 1994.

Shepherd, Naomi, A Price Below Rubies: Jewish Women as Rebels & Radicals, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts: 1993.

Stahl Weinberg, Sydney, The World of Our Mothers: The Lives of Jewish Immigrant Women, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1988.

Zaborowska, Magdalena J, How We Found America: Reading Gender through Eastern European Immigrant Narratives, The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1995.


Glenn, Susan, Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation, Cornell University Press, Ithaca: 1990.

Weinberg, Sydney, The World of Our Mothers: The Lives of Jewish Immigrant Women, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1988.


Adelman, Penina V., Miriam's Well: Rituals for Jewish Women Around the Year, second edition, Biblio Press, New York: 1994.

Biale, Rachel, Women and Jewish Law: An Exploration of Women's Issues in Halakhic Sources, Schocken Books, New York: 1984.

Priesand, Sally, Judaism and the New Woman, Behrman House, New York: 1975.

El-Or, Tamar, Educated and Ignorant: Ultraorthodox Jewish Women and Their World (translated from Hebrew by Haim Watzman), Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, Colorado: 1994.

Feldman, David M., Marital Relations, Birth Control and Abortion in Jewish Law, Schocken Books, New York: 1974.

Frankiel, Tamar, The Voice of Sarah: Feminine Spirituality and Traditional Judaism, Harper San Francisco, San Francisco: 1990.

Greenberg, Blu, On Women and Judaism: A View from Tradition, The Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia: 1981.

Grossman, Susan, & Haut, Rivka (eds.), Daughters of the King: Women and the Synagogue, The Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia: 1992.

Kaufman, Debra Renee, Rachel's Daughters: Newly Orthodox Jewish Women, Rutgers University Press: 1991.

Klirs, Tracy G.(ed.), The Merit of Our Mothers: A Bilingual Anthology of Jewish Women's Prayers, Hebrew Union College Press, Cincinnati, Ohio: 1992.

Ochs, Vanessa L., Words on Fire; One Woman's Journey Into the Sacred, Harcourt Bruce Jovanovich, Publishers, New York: 1990.

A personal account of women's Torah studies in Jerusalem.

Orenstein, Rabbi Debra (ed.), Lifecycles: Jewish Women on Life Passages & Personal Milestones, volume l, Jewish Lights Publishing, Woodstock, Vermont: 1994.

Plaskow, Judith, Standing Again At Sinai: Judaism From a Feminist Perspective, Harper & Row, San Francisco: 1990.

Rudavksy, T. M. (ed.), Gender and Judaism: The Transformation of Tradition, New York University Press, New York: 1995.

Theoretical, literary, social and historical aspects.

Swidler, Leonard, Women in Judaism: The Status of Women in Formative Judaism, The Scarecrow Press, New Jersey: 1976.

A study of the status of women in biblical and talmudic periods.

Umansky, Ellen M., & Ashton, Dianne (eds.), Four Centuries of Jewish Women's Spirituality: A Sourcebook, Beacon Press, Boston: 1992.

Weiss, Avraham, Women At Prayer: A Halakhic Analysis of Women's Prayer Groups, Ketav Publishing House, NJ: 1990.

Zolty, Shoshana Pantel, "And All Your Children Shall Be Learned" Women and the Study of Torah in Jewish Law and History, Jason Aronson, Northvale, New Jersey: 1993


Bal, Mieke, Lethal Love: Feminist Literary Readings of Biblical Love Stories, Indiana University Press, Bloomington: 1987.

Collins, Adela Yarbro (ed.), Feminist Perspectives on Biblical Scholarship, Scholars Press, Atlanta: 1985.

Kates, Judith A. and Twersky, Gail Reimer (eds.), Reading Ruth: Contemporary Women Reclaim a Sacred Story, Ballantine Books, New York: 1993.

Meyers, Carol, Discovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context, Oxford University Press, New York: 1988.

Looks beyond biblical texts to reconstruct everyday life.

Ostriker, Alicia Suskin, Feminist Revision and the Bible, Blackwell, Oxford: 1993.

Ostriker, Alicia Suskin, The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical Visions and Revisions, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey: 1994.

Pardes, Ilana, Countertraditions in the Bible: A Feminist Approach, Belknap Press, Cambridge, Mass.: 1992.

Patai, Raphael, The Hebrew Goddess, Avon Books: 1978.

Includes Asherah, Astarte, Lilith

Phillips, John A.,Eve: The History of an Idea, Harper& Row, San Francisco: 1984.

Teubal, Savina J., Sarah the Priestess: The First Matriarch of Genesis, Swallow Press, Athens, Ohio: 1986.

Teubal, Savina J., Hagar the Egyptian: The Lost Tradition of the Matriarchs, Harper & Row Publishers, San Francisco: 1990.


Cornwall, Claudia, Letter from Vienna: A Daughter Uncovers Her Family's Jewish Past, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, British Columbia: 1995. [Canada]

Epstein, Helen, Children of the Holocaust: Conversations with Sons and Daughters of Survivors, Penguin Books, New York: 1988.

Heinemann, Marlene E., Gender and Destiny: Women Writers and the Holocaust, Greenwood Press, New York: 1986.

Analysis of Holocaust literature from the perspective of gender.

Katz, Esther & Ringelheim, Joan M.(eds.), Proceedings of the Conference "Women Surviving the Holocaust", Institute for Research in History, New York: 1983.

Kwinta, Chava, I'm Still Living, Simon & Pierre Publishing Co., Toronto: 1974.

Laska, Vera (ed.), Women in the Resistance and in the Holocaust: The Voices of Eyewitnesses, Greenwood Press, Connecticut: 1983.

A collection of personal testimonies.

Linden, R. Ruth, Making Stories, Making Selves: Feminist Reflections on the Holocaust, Ohio State University Press, Columbus, Ohio: 1993.

Mack, John with Rogers, Rita, The Alchemy of Survival: One Woman's Journey

Radcliffe Biography Series, Addison-Wesley, Reding, Massachusetts: 1988.

Holocaust biography which explores aspects of survival.

Moszkiewicz, Helene, Inside the Gestapo: A Jewish Woman's Secret War, Macmillan of Canada, Toronto: 1985.

Rittner, Carol and Roth, John(eds., Different Voices: Women and the Holocaust, Paragon House, New York: 1993.

Schulman, Faye, A Partisan's Memoir: Woman of the Holocause, Second Story Press, Toronto: 1995

Silverman, Fayge, Eibeshitz, Jehoshua and Anne,(eds. and trans.), Women in the Holocaust: A Collection of Testimonies, v.1, Remember, Brooklyn, New York: 1993.


Augustine, Ebba (ed.), Palestinian Women: Identity and Experience, Zed Books, London: 1993.

Benson, Miriam, & Harverd, Dorit, The Status of Women in Israel, Israel Women's Network, Jerusalem: 1988.

Bernstein, Deborah S (ed.), Pioneers and Homemakers: Jewish Women in Pre-State Israel, State University of New York press, Albany: 1992.

Swirsky, Barbara, and Safir, Marilyn (eds.),Calling the Equality Bluff: Women in Israel, Teachers' College Press, New York: 1991.

Datan, Nancy, Antonovsky, Aaron, & Maoz, Benjamin, A Time to Reap: The Middle Age of Women in Five Israeli Subcultures, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore: 1981.

Deonna, Laurence, The War With Two Voices, Three Continents Press, Washington: 1989

Women of Egypt and Israel share the stories of their lives with the author.

Falbel, Rita, Klepfisz, Irena, & Nevel, Donna (eds.), Jewish Women's Call for Peace: A Handbook for Jewish Women on the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict, Firebrand Books, Ithaca, New York: 1990.

Freedman, Marcia, Exile in the Promised Land: A Memoir, Firebrand Books, Ithaca, New York: 1990.

Gelber, Sylva M., No Balm in Gilead: A Personal Retrospective of Mandate Days in Palestine, Oxford University Press, Don Mills: 1989.

Hasan, Sana, Enemy in the Promised Land: An Egyptian Woman's Journey into Israel, Pantheon Books, New York: 1986.

Hoffman, Leon F., Ideals and Illusions: The Story of an Ivy League Woman in 1920's Israel, S.P.I. Books, Shapolsky Publishers, New York: 1991.

Jordan, Ruth, Daughter of the Waves: Memories of Growing up in Pre-war Palestine, Taplinger Publishing Company, New York: 1983.

Lipman, Beata, Israel: The Embattled Land. Jewish and Palestinian Women Talk About Their Lives, Pandora Press, London: 1988.

Palgi, Michal, Blasi, Joseph, Rosner, Menachem, Sexual Equality:The Israeli Kibbutz Tests the Theories, V. VI, Kibbutz Studies Book Series, Norwood Editions, Norwood, PA: 1983.

Peteet, Julie M., Gender in Crisis: Women and the Palestinian Resistance Movement, Columbia University Press, New York: 1991.

Rein, Nathalie, Daughters of Rachel: Women in Israel, Penguin Books Ltd., New York: 1980.

Rosenwasser, Penny,(ed.),Voices from a "Promised Land":Palestinian and Israeli Peace Activists Speak their Hearts, Curbstone Press, Willimantic: 1992.

Shamar-Handelman, Lea, Israeli War Widows: Beyond the Glory of Heroism, Bergin & Garvey Publisher, South Hadley, MA.:1986.

Stern, Geraldine, Israeli Women Speak Out ,J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia: 1979.

Strum, Philippa, The Women Are Marching: The Second Sex and the Palestinian Revolution, Lawrence Hill Books, Brooklyn: 1992.

Young, Elise G., Keepers of the History: Women and the Israeli-Palestinian

Conflict, Teachers' College Press, New York: 1992.


Antin, Mary, From Plotzk to Boston, Markus Wiener Publishing, New York: 1985.

The story of a Russian Jewish immigrant family told by a thirteen year old girl.

Mary Antin: The Promised Land. The Autobiography of a Russian Immigrant, Princeton University Press, Princeton: 1985.

Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait, Before Golda: Manya Shochat, Biblio Press, New York: 1989.

A biography of Manya Shochat, one of the founding mothers of modern Israel.

Brown, Katie, Life Is a Dance - You Should Only Know the Steps, Bacon Publishing, Toronto: 1987.

Stories of life in London's East End.

Chernin, Kim, In My Mother's House, Harper Colophon Books, Harper & Row: 1983.

From Our Lives, Mosaic Press, Toronto: 1979.

By members of the Baycrest Terrace Memoirs Group - the stories of twenty-two Baycrest residents.

Generations of Memories: Voices of Jewish Women, Jewish Women in London Group, The Women's Press, London: 1989.

Personal accounts of lives of Jewish women living in London compiled from transcripts of interviews.

Goldman, Emma, Living My Life, Dover Publications, New York: 1970.

Rebel in Paradise: A biography of Emma Goldman, University of Chicago Press, Chicago: 1982.

Hoffman, Eva, Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language, Penguin Books, New York: 1989.

Kaye/Kantrowitz, Melanie, My Jewish Face & Other Stories, Spinsters/aunt lute Book Co.: 1990.

Stories about growing up and coming out.

Levin, Alexandra (ed.), Henrietta Szold and Youth Aliyah: Family Letters, 1934-1944, Herzl Press, New York: 1986.

Letters written to her family in Baltimore by Henrietta Szold, founder of Hadassah.

Myerhoff, Barbara, Remembered Lives, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor: 1992.

Orfali, Stephanie, A Jewish Girl in the Weimar Republic, Ronin Publishing, Berkeley: 1987.

The story of the author's life as a young girl in Weimar Nuernberg.

Sidransky, Ruth, In Silence: Growing up Hearing in a Deaf World, Ballantine Books, New York: 1990.

Suhl, Yuri, A Biography: Ernestine L. Rose - Women's Rights Pioneer. The Life Story of a Unique Activist of the 19th Century, Biblio Press, New York: 1990.


Bytensky, Bella, From Russia, With Luggage, Annick Press, Toronto: 1980.

Story of a widowed grandmother from Leningrad who immigrated to Canada.

Charney, Ann, Dobryd, New Press, Toronto: 1973.

A personal account of a wartime childhood.

Maynard, Fredelle Bruser, Raisins and Almonds, Doubleday, Toronto: 1972.

Maynard, Fredelle Bruser, The Tree of Life, Penguin Books, Markham: 1989.

A second volume of memoirs.

Rosenberg, Suzanne, A Soviet Odyssey, Oxford University Press, Toronto: 1988.

Rosenberg, Leah, The Errand Runner: Reflections of a Rabbi's Daughter, John Wiley & Sons Canada Ltd., Toronto: 1981.

The memoir of a Jewish immigrant who attempts to integrate her Chassidic heritage with her North American environment.

Wiseman, Adele, Old Woman at Play, Clarke, Irwin & Co. Lim., Toronto: 1978.

Story of Chaika Wiseman, a Ukrainian dollmaker who came to Canada in the 1920s.

-----Memoirs of a Book Molesting Childhood and other Essays, Oxford University Press, Toronto: 1987.

Yelin, Shulamis, Shulamis: Stories From a Montreal Childhood, Vehicule Press, Montreal: 1983.


Bloch, Alice, Lifetime Guarantee: A Journey Through Loss and Survival, Persephone Press, Inc., Watertown: 1981.

Personal chronicle of a woman faced with the impending death of her sister from cancer.

Bloch, Alice, The Law of Return, Alyson Publications, Inc., Boston: 1983.

Story of a woman claiming voice as a Jew, as a lesbian, and a woman.

Broner, E. M., Her Mothers, Indiana University Press, Bloomington: 1975.

Catalogues a woman's tortured pilgrimage into herself.

Broner, E. M., A Weave of Women, Bantam Books, Toronto: 1978.

A group of women come together in Jerusalem.

Geller, Ruth, Triangles, The Crossing Press, New York: 1984.

A novel.

Goodman, Allegra, Total Immersion, Harper & Row Publishers, New York: 1989.

Views the stresses and ironies of the contemporary Jewish world.

Gruber, Ruth, Raquela: A Woman of Israel, New American Library, New York: 1978.

Kreitman, Esther, Deborah, Virago, London: 1983.

Moton, Leah, I am a Woman - and a Jew, Markus Wiener Publishing, New York: 1986.

Illuminates psychological aspects of the age-old cleavage between Jew and Gentile.

Newman, Leslea, A Letter to Harvey Milk: Short Stories by Leslea Newman, Firebrand Books, Ithaca: 1988.

Olsen, Tillie, Tell Me a Riddle, Dell Publishing, New York: 1986.

A collection of four pieces.

Ozick, Cynthia, The Shawl, Vintage International, New York: 1983.

Ozick, Cynthia, The Pagan Rabbi and Other Stories, Schocken Books, New York: 1971.

Rich, Adrienne, Your Native Land, Your Life: Poems, W. W. Norton and Company, New York: 1986.

Rosen, Norma, Touching Evil, Wayne State University Press, Detroit: 1990.

Explores how the reality of the Holocaust invades the lives of Americans.

Schwartz, Lynne Sharon, The Melting Pot and Other Subversive Stories, Harper & Row Publishers, New York: 1979.

About a young San Francisco lawyer in love with an older Indian scientist. Confronts the painful legacies of immigrants whose children are torn between conflicting traditions and viewpoints.

Tax, Meredith, Union Square, Avon Books, New York: 1988.

The story of an American family.

Tax, Meredith, Rivington Street, Morrow, New York: 1982.

The Open Cage: An Anzia Yezierska Collection, selected by Alice Kessler-Harris, Persea Books, New York: 1991.

Yezierska, Anzia, Bread Givers, Persea Books, New York: 1975.

A struggle between a father of the Old World and a daughter of the New.

Yezierska, Anzia, Hungry Hearts and Other Stories, Persea Books, New York: 1985.

How I Found America: Collected Stories of Anzia Yezierska, Persea Books, New York: 1991.

Red Ribbon on a White Horse: My Story by Anzia Yezierska, Persea Books, New York: 1991.


Faessler, Shirley, Everything In The Window, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto: 1979.

Young woman who dreams of escaping the poverty of her

Rapoport, Nessa, Preparing for Sabbath, William Morrow and Co., New York: 1981.

Miriam Waddington (ed.), Canadian Jewish Short Stories, Oxford University Press: Toronto: 1990.

Waddington, Miriam, Summer at Lonely Beach and Other Stories, Mosaic Press, Oakville, Ontario: 1982. [Canada]

Weinzweig, Helen, A View From the Roof, Goose Lane Editions, Frederickton: 1989.

Weinzweig, Helen, Basic Black With Pearls, Anansi Press, Toronto: 1980.

Wiseman, Adele, Crackpot, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto: 1974.

Wiseman, Adele, The Sacrifice, Macmillan of Canada, Toronto: 1956.

Zeitlin, Marianne Langner, Next of Kin, Zephyr Press, Somerville: 1991.

A novel about a Canadian Jewish family which is brought together in grief when one of the family members is killed by a drunken driver.


Generations: Selected Poems by Rachel Korn, Mosaic Press/Valley Editions Publishers, Oakville: 1982.

Sudden Miracles: Eight Women Poets, Rhea Tregebov (ed.), Second Story Press, Toronto: 1991.

The Proving Grounds, Rhea Tregebov, Signal Editions, Montreal: 1991.

The Window: Poems by Dahlia Ravikovitch, Chana Bloch & Ariel Bloch (eds.), The Sheep Meadow Press, Riverdale-on-Hudson, New York: 1989.

Time's Power: Poems 1985-1988, Adrienne Rich, W.W. Norton & Company, New York: 1989.

With Teeth in the Earth: Selected Poems of Malka Tussman, Marcia Falk, Wayne University Press: 1992.

Words Like Arrows: A Treasury of Yiddish Folk Sayings, compiled by Shirley Kumove, University of Toronto Press, Toronto: 1984.

Miriam Waddington: Collected Poems, Oxford University Press, Toronto.

O The Chimneys: Selected Poems including Eli, a Verse Play Nobel Prize for Literature, 1966, Nelly Sachs, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, New York: 1969.

A Few Words In the Mother Tongue: Poems Selected and New (1971-1990), Irena Klepfisz, The Eighth Mountain Press, Portland: 1990.

Sarah's Daughters Sing: A Sampler of Poems by Jewish Women, Henny Wenkart (ed.), KTAV Publishing House, Inc., Hoboken: 1990.

Burning Air and a Clear Mind: Contemporary Women Poets, Myra Glazer (ed.), Ohio University Press, Athens: 1981.


Forman, Frieda, Raicus, Ethel, Swartz, Silberstein, Sarah and Wolfe, Margie (eds.), Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers, Second Story Press, Toronto: 1994.

Korn, Rachel, Generations: Selected Poems, Mosaic Press, Oakville: 1982.

Korn, Rachel, Paper Roses, Aya Press, Toronto: 1985.

Canadian Yiddish Writings, Boyarsky and Sarna (eds.), Harvest House, Montreal: 1976.

Contains works by Rachel Korn and Chava Rosenfarb.


Frondorf, Shirley, Death of a "Jewish American Princess", Villard Books, New York: 1988.

True story of Steven Steinberg who murdered his wife, Elana. The defense attorney attacked the victim a second time in court - portraying Elana as the stereotypical "Jewish American Princess" who drove her husband to murder.

Green, Lillian, Ordinary Wonders, Women's Press, Toronto: 1992.

Scarf, Mimi, Battered Jewish Wives, Edwin Mellen Press, Queenston, Ont.: 1988.

Case studies including portrait of the non-Jewish battered wife and portrait of battered Jewish wife.


Gender and Jewish Studies: A Curriculum Guide, Baskin, Judith & Tenenbaum, Shelly (eds) Biblio Press, new York: 1994

Jewish Women and Jewish Law: A Bibliography, compiled by Ora Hamelsdorf and Sandra Adelsberg, Biblio Press: 1980.

Sex and the Modern Jewish Woman: An Annotated Bibliography, Joan Scherer Brewer, Biblio Press, New York: 1986.

The Jewish Women's Studies Guide, Second Edition - 1987, compiled by Sue Levi Elwell, Biblio Press, New York: 1987.

The Jewish Woman (1900-1986): A Bibliography, compiled by Aviva Cantor, Biblio Press, New York: 1987.


Bridges: A Journal for Jewish Feminists and Our Friends, P.O. Box 24839, Eugene, Oregon 97402

Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, c/o Judith Plaskow, Department of Religious Studies, Manhattan College, Bronx, New York 10471.

Lilith: The Jewish Women's Magazine, 250 West 57th Street, Suite 2432, New York 10107.

Networking for Women: A Quarterly Publication of the Israel Women's Network, P.O.B. 3171, 91031 Jerusalem, ISRAEL.