Life on the fringes: a feminist journey toward traditional rabbinic ordination
Part memoir, part commentary, this book recounts a Jewish feminist journey: a modern Orthodox childhood, emergence of feminism and other social justice commitments, a serious engagement of Jewish text and studying for rabbinic ordination with an orthodox rabbi.
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