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Volume 14, Number 1, Spring 2009

Table of Contents

From: Bridges: A Jewish Feminist Journal

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From the Editors

Jewish Feminists and Our Fathers: An Introduction

pp. 1-10

Paternal Legacies

My Father, Myself

pp. 11-15

The World Series

pp. 16-17


pp. 18-22

Father-Daughter Placenta Planting Ritual

pp. 23-24

When the Bubble Broke: Or: Learning the Meaning of "Confabulation"

pp. 25-30


The Photographs near My Father's Bed

pp. 31-40

In the Irish Pub

pp. 41-42

A Found Poem

pp. 43-45

My Zehdie's Garden

pp. 46-47

You'll Want to Remember

pp. 48-51

The Peddler: A Pilgrim Story

pp. 52-53


pp. 54-56

Grief and Loss

For Irving and Avi, but Mostly for Me

pp. 57-61

I Remember the Ocean

pp. 62-63

The Visit to My Father

pp. 64-65

Validating the Personal: Penetrating Traditional Scholarship and Becoming the Father

pp. 66-69

Mi padre murió con una cuchara de miel

p. 70

My Father Died with a Spoonful of Honey

pp. 71-73

Que no está

p. 74

That He is not There

p. 75

Alguien me soltó la mano

p. 76

Someone Let Go of My Hand

p. 77

Dentro de mí

p. 78

Inside Me

pp. 79-81

Mi padre no tuvo templos

p. 82

My Father Never Had Temples

p. 83


p. 84


pp. 85-87


p. 88


p. 89

La fría

pp. 90-91

Let my Father's Will Be Undone

pp. 92-96


"Does It Hurt Shirley to Learn to Speak Up?": Tevye's New World Legacy in the Jewish Daughter's Father

pp. 97-103

The Man Who Traveled from Place to Place

pp. 104-106

Morton D. Stone, Superhero

pp. 107-110

On Being Raised by Benson (And Wolves)

pp. 111-114

Go Buy Yourself Something Nice

pp. 115-116

Rabbinic Wisdom: Or How I Learned to Disregard Authority

pp. 117-118

Generations of Rocks and Generations of Water: The Meaning of Legacy

pp. 119-122

Father, Faith and Philosophy: A Journey Through Orthodox Judaism

pp. 123-132

Daddy and the Sunday Funnies

p. 133


pp. 134-135

This is What he Did

pp. 136-138

Voices of the Fathers


pp. 139-140

What We Kept from Willa

pp. 141-142

Bashert, the Beloved

pp. 143-151

Daddy's Graduation Picture

pp. 152-153


They Called Me Mayer July: Painted Memories of a Jewish Childhood in Poland before the Holocaust (review)

pp. 154-160

Being in Pictures: An Intimate Photo Memoir (review)

pp. 161-169

Filler Up! (review)

pp. 169-171

Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the Politics of Translation (review)

pp. 171-174



pp. 175-184

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