Entering the Text

By David M. Elcott

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, October 18, 1996

While the efforts to promote Jewish literacy are sincere, they need to acknowledge the obligation to confront the parts of the text that denigrate women and condone violence. Services and study involving the Torah can be shaped to acknowledge the current disagreement with the values of the past.

Topic: Violence, Racism, Jewish Text, Meaning, Sexism, Jewish Literacy

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.27/no.519

Page Number(s): 5-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

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Elcott, David M. Entering the Text. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 18 October 1996: 5-8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8428


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