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Jewish Mothers

Strength, Wisdom, Compassion

by Lloyd Wolf,and Paula Wolfson,foreword by Anne Roiphe

10-7/16 x 9-7/8 in; 144 pp;
80 duotones
Hardcover
April 2000
ISBN 9780811827898
ISBN10 0811827895

SKU# 9780811827898

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In this celebration of Jewish women and motherhood, stunning black and white duotones are paired with intimate profiles that evoke the lives of fifty Jewish mothers. Each extraordinary woman featured in this collection shares her powerful insights into th...
Jewish Mothers


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Jewish Mothers

In this celebration of Jewish women and motherhood, stunning black and white duotones are paired with intimate profiles that evoke the lives of fifty Jewish mothers. Each extraordinary woman featured in this collection shares her powerful insights into the meaning of family, Judaism, love, and community with recollections and observations of Jewish life in America. From rabbis and scholars to activists and artists, these frank and powerful women discuss their views on how to raise a Jewish child in today's world and how they have come to understand their own mothers. A beautiful and inspiring commemoration of Jewish motherhood, Jewish Mothers is the perfect gift for any mother, grandmother, or mother-to-be.

 

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10-7/16 x 9-7/8 in; 144 pp;
80 duotones
Hardcover
April 2000
ISBN 9780811827898
ISBN10 0811827895

Lloyd Wolf is an award-winning photographer from the Washington, DC area. His photographs have appeared in magazines including Vogue, Elle, People, Utne, and Ms., and in Facing The Wall, a book about the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial. His photographs are in public and private collections, including the Corcoran Museum, Klutznick Museum, and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi, Vietnam, and the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Visit his Web Site.

Paula Wolfson a writer and social worker in Washington DC. Her writing has appeared in International Jewish Monthly and New York Jewish Week.

Anne Roiphe is the author of many including Fruitful and 1185 Park Avenue: A Memoir.