Ma'yan Journey - Spring 1999

By Anita Altman, Bonna Devora Haberman

Ma'yan, Spring 1999

This issue recognizes the accomplishments of six Jewish women. Hannah Greenebaum Solomon, founder of the National Council of Jewish Women, Sallie Gratch, founder of Project Kesher, Emma Lazarus, poet and activist, Irena Klepfisz, founder of Conditions magazine and co-editor of The Tribe of Dina: A Jewish Woman's Anthology, Justine Wise Polier, the first woman appointed as judge in the State of New York, Judith S. Kaye, and appointed Chief Judge of the State of New York, are all highlighted. In the second section, Bonna Devora Haberman proposes focusing on the suffering of young women who are sold into prostitution. The issue also provides suggestions on feminist additions to a Passover seder. Anita Altman writes on the Omer and advocates that this period is a meaningful ritual for Jewish feminists.

Topic: Tzedakah (Charity), Gender, Culture, Feminism, Charitable Giving, Holidays, Egalitarianism, Women

Name of Publication: Ma'yan Journey

Editor: Cohen, Tamara

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Genre: Journal

Language: English

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Altman, Anita. Haberman, Bonna Devora. Ma'yan Journey - Spring 1999. Ma'yan Journey. Ma'yan. Spring 1999: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15202


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