restricted access   Number 21, Spring 5771/2011

Table of Contents


pp. 5-6

Divorce Out of Love: A Sixteenth-Century Woman’s Story

pp. 7-23

Infidelity and Intimacy in Nineteenth-Century Vienna: Gender and Orthodoxy as Reflected in the Responsa of Rabbi Eleazar Horowitz

pp. 24-45

The Participation of Jewish Women in Public Rituals and Torah Study 1845–2010

pp. 46-66

“Those Self-Assured Women”: A Close Reading of Rabbi Moses Feinstein’s Responsum

pp. 67-87

“A Woman on the Bimah Means Ignorant Men”: Women’s Torah Reading and Modern Orthodox Identity

pp. 88-96

Abortion and Maternal Need: A Response to Ronit Irshai

pp. 97-109

Response to Alan Jotkowitz

pp. 110-113

Hormonal Intervention for Religious Concerns: A Halakhic and Ethical Discussion

pp. 114-129

Hormonal Intervention for Religious Concerns: A Response

pp. 130-133

“Dear Rabbi, I Am a Woman Who . . .”: Women Asking Rabbis Questions, from Rabbi Moshe Feinstein to the Internet

pp. 134-159

Holiness Streams Toward the Future: Sexuality in Rav Kook’s Thought

pp. 160-178

A Torah Scroll

pp. 179-184

Sefer Tikkun Soferim of Rabbi Itzhak Tzabah (review)

pp. 185-187

Levirate Marriage and the Family in Ancient Judaism (review)

pp. 188-192

Birthing a Mother: The Surrogate Body and the Pregnant Self (review)

pp. 193-198

Embodying Culture: Pregnancy in Japan and Israel (review)

pp. 199-201

Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities and Activist Lives (review)

pp. 202-203

Strange Ways (Of fremde Vegn) (review)

pp. 204-206

The Veil: Women Writers on Its History, Lore and Politics (review)

pp. 207-209


Contributors to This Issue

pp. 213-216