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On women & Judaism

a view from tradition

by Blu Greenberg

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Women in Judaism -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBlu Greenberg.
    LC ClassificationsBM729.W6 G73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 178 p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4265846M
    ISBN 100827601956
    LC Control Number81011779

    The Role of Women in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam [Name of the supervisor] The Role of Women in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam World religions shape not only social culture but also the view of women in society. An investigation of various cultures will reveal similarities and differences in the role women play in modern society.

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