Jewish Mothers Tell Their Stories: Acts of Love and Courage Rachel Josefowitz Siegel

ISBN: 9780789010995

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307 pages


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Jewish Mothers Tell Their Stories: Acts of Love and Courage  by  Rachel Josefowitz Siegel

Jewish Mothers Tell Their Stories: Acts of Love and Courage by Rachel Josefowitz Siegel
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Winner of the Women in Psychology Jewish Caucus Award for 2000!Jewish Mothers Tell Their Stories: Acts of Love and Courage contains touching and personal essays written by contemporary Jewish mothers from different parts of the globe. Their storiesMoreWinner of the Women in Psychology Jewish Caucus Award for 2000!Jewish Mothers Tell Their Stories: Acts of Love and Courage contains touching and personal essays written by contemporary Jewish mothers from different parts of the globe. Their stories reveal the choices that Jewish mothers make in our post-Holocaust, non-Jewish world--the many ways of being Jewish, the acts of loving, of preserving and celebrating Jewish traditions and spirituality, and of transmitting them to their children and families.

The firsthand stories in this compelling book raises questions and provides you with insight into a variety of topics, including: The Jewish motherstereotype and its impact on real Jewish mothers ethnic/historical connections between mothers and daughters moving acts of love, courage, and sacrifice in response to illness, war, or conflicting ideologies motherhood as a catalyst for personal evolutions of Jewish identity and values Orthodox to secular expressions of spirituality The impact of the Jewish motherhood imperative positive experiences of conversion and interfaith families conveying Jewish history and tradition in a Christian worldJewish Mothers Tell Their Stories will draw you into an appreciation of the cultural, ethnic, and spiritual aspects of mothering.

This remarkable collection explores the different meanings of todays concept of Jewish mother and Jewish family.



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