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Midrashic Women

Midrashic Women

Formations of the Feminine in Rabbinic Literature (Brandeis Series on Jewish Women)

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Published by Brandeis University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women In Judaism,
  • Judaism - Sacred Writings,
  • Jewish Religious Texts,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Sociology,
  • Midrash,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • History and criticism,
  • Women in rabbinical literature,
  • Jewish,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Aggada,
  • Commentaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8793708M
    ISBN 101584651776
    ISBN 109781584651772

    The Ari explained just how vital is this obligation: Know that the entirety of all the souls is , and no more. [The Ari is speaking of general souls, which include within them many more souls.]8 Now, the Torah is the root of all Jewish souls, for from there they are hewn and within it they are rooted. Therefore, in the Torah there are , explanations—all of them according to : Tzvi Freeman. Talmud and Midrash, commentative and interpretative writings that hold a place in the Jewish religious tradition second only to the Bible (Old Testament).. Definition of terms. The Hebrew term Talmud (“study” or “learning”) commonly refers to a compilation of ancient teachings regarded as sacred and normative by Jews from the time it was compiled until modern times and still so.

      The struggle between the men and women in Shushan was not, as some recent commentators have suggested, a 2,year-old case of feminism. This was a class struggle, in which the newly powerful took sadistic pleasure in violating the wives and daughters of the former elite. The women, led by Vashti, drank. This is a midrashic work on the Book of Numbers, most of which is no longer extant. Excerpts from it are quoted in Yalkut Shimoni and some have been published from manuscripts (*Abraham b. Elijah of Vilna, Rav Pe'alim, ed. by S.M. Chones (), –53; S.A. Wertheimer, Battei Midrashot, 1 (), –4).

      Why aren't Jewish women circumcised? This improbable question, first advanced by anti-Jewish Christian polemicists, is the point of departure for this wide-ranging exploration of gender and Jewishness in Jewish thought. With a lively command of a wide range of Jewish sources--from the Bible and the Talmud to the legal and philosophical writings of the Middle Ages to Enlightenment thinkers . Cohen’s definitive discussion of the covenant of circumcision enhances our understanding of Jewish identity formation, women’s status in Judaism, Jewish-Christian polemic, and the impact of diverse cultural environments on the evolution of Jewish tradition."—Judith R. Baskin, author of Midrashic WomenReviews: 1.


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Midrashic Women book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. While most gender-based analyses of rabbinic Judaism concentrate on the st /5.

"Baskin's book is essential reading for those who wish to understand classical rabbinic views of women and the feminine a major contribution of the volume is its focus on aggadic midrash (i.e., nonlegal biblical interpretation) rather than the legal writings known as the halakah that more typically ground scholarly discussions of rabbinic Cited by: Get this from a library.

Midrashic women: formations of the feminine in rabbinic literature. [Judith Reesa Baskin] -- Baskin focuses on the construction of women in the aggadic midrash, a collection of expansions of the biblical text, rabbinic ruminations, and homiletical discourses that.

Womanist Midrash is an in-depth and creative exploration of the well- and lesser-known women of the Hebrew Scriptures. Using her own translations, Gafney offers a midrashic interpretation of the biblical text that is rooted in the African American preaching tradition to tell the stories of a variety of female characters, many of whom are often overlooked and nameless/5(35).

While most gender-based analyses of rabbinic Judaism concentrate on the status of women in the halakhah (the rabbinic legal tradition), Judith R. Baskin turns her attention to the construction of women in the aggadic midrash, a collection of expansions of the biblical text, rabbinic ruminations, and homiletical discourses that constitutes the non-legal component of rabbinic literature.

In this Midrashic Monologue, we allow Esther to explain in her own words how she understands & is inspired by the life and legacy of Vashti Joseph and Midrashic Women book Mothers' Blessing In this week’s Torah portion, Vayigash, Joseph is reunited with his parents after years of separation.

By Rabbi Dr. Azriel Rosenfeld “Midrash” is a summary of the non-Halachic material in the Talmud, based on the classical compilation “EIN YA’AKOV” The Torah not only contains legal principles (“Halachah”), but also teaches many other things from which we can derive important moral and philosophical lessons; this non-legal aspect of the Torah is called “Aggadah.” The “Written.

Read "Midrashic Women Formations of the Feminine in Rabbinic Literature" by Judith R. Baskin available from Rakuten Kobo. While most gender-based analyses of rabbinic Judaism concentrate on the status of women in the halakhah (the rabbinic le Brand: Brandeis University Press. Midrashic Monologues.

39 likes. Seeking to restore the voices of biblical women and men who have not been given the opportunity to speak, we explore what's in their hearts and ers: Midrashic Women Formations of the Feminine in Rabbinic Literature Judith R.

Baskin HBI Series on Jewish Women Brandeis • pp. 6 x 9" Women's Studies / Jewish Studies $ Paperback, $ Ebook, Check. Request PDF | On Jan 1,Judith R. Baskin and others published Midrashic Women: Formations of the Feminine in Rabbinc Literature | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGateAuthor: Judith Baskin.

Midrashic Women. Formations of the Feminine in Rabbinic Literature. Click image to preview book. Author: Judith R. Baskin Series: HBI Series on Jewish Women While most gender-based analyses of rabbinic Judaism concentrate on the status of women in the halakhah (the rabbinic legal tradition), Judith R.

Baskin turns her attention to the construction of women in the aggadic midrash, a collection. For all of us teaching Jewish women's studies, Midrashic Women is an important work.

This is the first and most comprehensive book to date on the portrayal of (primarily) biblical women in. Buy Midrashic Women: Formations of the Feminine in Rabbinic Literature by Judith R Baskin online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

Job relates that after all the disasters that befell Job and his family, his wife tells him that he should curse God for all that had happened to them. His wife’s counsel, which perhaps manifested her feelings of pity and compassion, only increases Job’s anguish at this nadir in his life, and makes it difficult for him to withstand this test.

Get this from a library. Midrashic Women: Formations of the Feminine in Rabbinic Literature. [Judith R Baskin] -- A unique look at how non-legal rabbinic writings imagine women and their lives.

1 Distinguishing Differences: The Otherness of Women in Rabbinic Judaism 13 2 Constructing Eve: Midrashic Revisions of Human Creation 44 3 Eve’s Curses: Female Disadvantages and Their Justifications 65 4 Fruitful Vines and Silent Partners: Women as Wives in Rabbinic Literature 88 5 “Why Were the Matriarchs Barren?”: Resolving the Anomaly.

Midrashic synonyms, Midrashic pronunciation, Midrashic translation, English dictionary definition of Midrashic. Midrashim Any of a group of Jewish commentaries on the Hebrew Scriptures compiled between ad and and based on exegesis, parable, and. INTRODUCTION This Encyclopedia presents the portraits of seventy-five women in the Bible as they appear in the aggadic and midrashic expansions of the Biblical narrative that were composed by the Rabbis in the first centuries c.e., in The Land of Israel Erez Israel and in Babylonia.

Our treatment of these exegeses is unique and differs markedly from previous works (e.g. Louis Ginzberg. Hungry Hearts (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, ), by Anzia Yezierska (HTML at Celebration of Women Writers) Filed under: Jewish poetry Secular and Religious Works of Penina Moïse, With Brief Sketch of Her Life (Charleston, SC: N.

Duffy, ), by Penina Moïse, ed. by Council of Jewish Women (U.S.), Charleston Section (page. Adhering more closely to the rabbinic midrash format is a new book called Dirshuni: Israeli Women Writing Midrash () edited by Tamar Biala and Nechama Weingarten.

Written in Hebrew, by a diverse cross-section of modern Israeli women, the book maintains the cadence and collectivist nature of traditional midrash, while adding a feminist twist.In the book of Genesis, Joseph and the pharaoh he served are depicted as a team so effective that they were able to safeguard Egypt during a lengthy and inte Moses, Miriam, and Divine Light I should have known that my sister would be the one to usher me through this.

Womanist Midrash is an in-depth and creative exploration of the well- and lesser-known women of the Hebrew Scriptures. Using her own translations, Gafney offers a midrashic interpretation of the biblical text that is rooted in the African American preaching tradition to tell the stories of a variety of female characters, many of whom are often overlooked and nameless/5.