How Can a Feminist Like Me Enjoy a Liturgy Like This?

By Martha Ackelsberg

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2005

The author reveals that despite her modernist and feminist sensibilities, she enjoys the Yom Kippur Avodah Service. She finds very powerful the opportunity for a clean slate, and one that comes through a communal, rather than personal/psychological, process.

Topic: Ritual, Feminism, Prayer, Psychology/Psychiatry, Modernity, Holidays, Community Building

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.36/no.623

Page Number(s): 2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Ackelsberg, Martha. How Can a Feminist Like Me Enjoy a Liturgy Like This?. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2005: 2.


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