Beginning Anew

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Gail Twersky Reimer, Judith A. Kates
Simon and Schuster, Sep 15, 1997 - Religion - 364 pages
3 Reviews
In illuminating commentaries on the biblical texts read on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kipper, a number of contemporary female authors, scholars, theologians, and educators offer a fresh perspective on Jewish history, tradition, and religion. Original. 17,500 first printing.
  

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Contents

Introduction
23
And God Remembered Sarah Genesis 21
29
The Trials of Sarah
44
Chamisa
55
Returning to Sarah
71
Brothers and Others
80
10
87
Hannahs Tale
106
Yom KippurThe Day of Atonement
223
The Yom Kippur Avoda within the Female Enclosure
243
The Torah of Our Lives
258
145814
265
Yom Kippur 1996
276
Introduction
283
Leviticus 18
290
The Book of Jonah
303

Introduction
120
The View from the Bible
127
A Reading
145
The Death of Sarah
174
220
201
Remembering the God of Mercy
214
Jonah and Laughter
325
Meeting Gods Gaze
332
Notes
341
Acknowledgments
359
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Kates holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Harvard University and teaches Jewish Women's Studies and Bible in adult education programs in the Jewish community.

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