PDF READ Lubavitcher Women in America: Identity and Activism in the Postwar Era Ë Bonnie J. Morris

F the writing is heavily #SUBJECTIVE AND SHE USES DAMNING ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS AS #and she uses damning adjectives and adverbs as misjudges and condemns people There are some redemptive moments but overall it s hard to read about a community the author disdain. Sh women that a specifically Jewish spirituality is appropriate and fulfilling Lubavitcher women have helped to swell the ranks of their Rebbe's followers by aggressively promoting the appeal of traditional structured Jewish observance The book thus offers a uniue look at female anti feminist religious rhetoric articulately presented by Jewish fundamentalists. Informative from a uniue cultural #perspective It was a dissertation Read this for my dissertation The level Of Outright Hostility The Author Feels Toward outright hostility the author feels toward #It was a dissertation Read this for my dissertation The level of outright hostility the author feels toward her community is so intense ou have to wonder why sh. Lubavitcher Women in America offers a rare look at the world of Hasidic women activists since World War II The revival of ultra Orthodox Judaism in the second half of the twentieth century has baffled many assimilated American Jews especially those Jewish feminists hostile to Orthodox "interpretations of women's roles This text gives voice to the lives of thos. " of women's roles This text gives voice to the lives of thos. E continued She conflates hasidic with ultra orthodox or even just orthodox repeatedly She tries to use a feminist lens to examine a culture that has its own lens and therefore draws all kinds of #misconclusions Much E Hasidic women who served the late Lubavitcher Rebbe as educators and outreach activists and E Hasidic women who served the late Lubavitcher Rebbe as educators and outreach activists and their often successful efforts recruit other Jewish women to the Lubavitcher community in Crown Heights BrooklynCentral to this book is how Lubavitcher women have talked back to American feminist thought Arguing that American feminism cannot liberate Jewi. Lubavitcher Women in America: Identity and Activism in the Postwar Era