Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia
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DescriptionThis encyclopedia makes available to all who are interested in Jewish history and culture the varied accomplishments of Jewish women and their many contributions to the Jewish historical experience over the course of the past three millennia. In general reference works, Jewish women are most often not noted as Jews because their Jewishness is not considered relevant to their accomplishments. This title strives to recover the Jewish women who remained invisible in standard reference works. Includes the whole Jewish world and all of Jewish culture from the Hebrew Bible to the present, including the representations of Jewish women in classical biblical and rabbinic texts.