restricted access   Number 12, Fall 5767/2006

Table of Contents

From: Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies & Gender Issues

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Special Issue: Women's Health, Reproduction, and Body Politics


pp. 5-9

Circumcision: Man's Obligation and Woman's Praxis

pp. 10-38

Secrets of Women: Naming Female Sexual Difference in Medieval Hebrew Medical Literature

pp. 39-56

Health Behaviors over the Life Cycle among Mothers and Daughters from Ethiopia

pp. 57-94

Family Planning: A Halakhic-Gender Perspective

pp. 95-128

Between Mothers, Fetuses and Society: Reproductive Genetics in the Israeli-Jewish Context

pp. 129-150

The Uses and Misuses of In Vitro Fertilization in Israel: Some Sociological and Ethical Considerations

pp. 151-176

"Longing for a Child": Perceptions of Motherhood among Israeli-Jewish Women Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization Treatments

pp. 177-202

Hospital Birth, Military Service, and the Ties that Bind Them: The Case of Israel

pp. 203-241

Choose Life: Three Creative Women Dance with Death

pp. 242-259

The Nameless One

p. 260

Kevod Hatzibbur: Towards a Contextualist History of Women's Role in Torah Reading

pp. 261-288

Seyder Tkhines: The Forgotten Book of Common Prayer for Jewish Women (review)

pp. 289-294

My Gaze is Turned Inward: Letters, 1934-1943 (review)

pp. 295-300

The Coming of Lilith: Essays on Feminism, Judaism, and Sexual Ethics, 1972-2003 (review)

pp. 301-308

A Lifetime Companion to the Laws of Jewish Family Life, and: Man and Woman: Guidance for Newlyweds (review)

pp. 309-329


Contributors to This Issue

pp. 332-335