restricted access   Number 4, Fall 5762/2001

Table of Contents

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

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To Our Readers

pp. 3-4

Note on the Cover Illustration: The Daughter of Pharoah at Dura Europos

pp. 5-6

Feminist Interpretations of Talmudic Literature

Feminist Interpretations of Rabbinic Literature: Two Views

pp. 7-14

"Daughters of Israel, Weep for Rabbi Ishmael": The Schools of Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Ishmael on Women

pp. 15-34

Women in Rav Nahman's Court

pp. 35-55

When the Rabbi Weeps: On Reading Gender in Talmudic Aggadah

pp. 56-83

The Origins of the Ketubah: Deferred Payment or Cash up Front?

pp. 84-118

Feminist Interpretations of Halakhic Literature

Women and the Study of Torah: A Responsum by Rabbi Zalman Sorotzkin of Jerusalem

pp. 119-139

Jewish Women's Naming Rites and the Rights of Jewish Women

pp. 140-177

Social Attitudes Disguised as Halakhah: Zila milta, Ein havrutan na'ah, Kevod hatzibbur

pp. 178-196

Two Zionist Women

Deborah Kallen and the Palestinian Yishuv: The Personal Tragedy of an Educational Pioneer

pp. 197-232

From Berlin to Jerusalem: Elfriede Bambus — German Jew, Feminist, Zionist

pp. 233-255

Resident artist:

A Good Light from a Former Time

pp. 256-261


No Room of Their Own: Gender and Nation in Israeli Women's Fiction (review)

pp. 262-264

Heretics or Daughters of Israel? The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castile (review)

pp. 265-273

The Defiant Muse: Hebrew Feminist Poems from Antiquity to the Present (review)

pp. 274-279

What Makes Women Sick? Maternity, Modesty and Militarism in Israeli Society (review)

pp. 280-285

Contributors to this Issue

pp. 289-290