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Mitzvah Girls

Pub Date : 2009-07-20 | Author : Ayala Fader | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 1400830990
ISBN 13 : 9781400830992

Mitzvah Girls is the first book about bringing up Hasidic Jewish girls in North America, providing an in-depth look into a closed community. Ayala Fader examines language, gender, ..

Mitzvah Girls

Pub Date : 2009-08-09 | Author : Ayala Fader | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 0691139172
ISBN 13 : 9780691139173

Mitzvah Girls is the first book about bringing up Hasidic Jewish girls in North America, providing an in-depth look into a closed community. Ayala Fader examines language, gender, ..

Today I Am A Woman

Pub Date : 2011-11-07 | Author : Barbara Vinick | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253005175
ISBN 13 : 0253005175

Recollections of the first bat mitzvah at the only synagogue in Indonesia, a poignant bat mitzvah memory of World War II Italy, and an American bat mitzvah shared with girls in a U..

Bar Mitzvah

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Michael Hilton | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9780827611672
ISBN 13 : 0827611676

The Jewish coming-of-age ceremony of bar mitzvah was first recorded in thirteenth-century France, where it took the form of a simple statement by the father that he was no longer r..

My Basmati Bat Mitzvah

Pub Date : 2013-10-01 | Author : Paula J. Freedman | Publisher : Abrams

ISBN 10 : 9781613125236
ISBN 13 : 1613125232

During the fall leading up to her bat mitzvah, Tara (Hindi for “star”) Feinstein has a lot more than her Torah portion on her mind. Between Hebrew school and study sessions wit..

Certain Girls

Pub Date : 2008-09-04 | Author : Jennifer Weiner | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781847375162
ISBN 13 : 1847375162

Cannie Shapiro returns in the acclaimed novel from the author of Good in Bed,All Fall Downand the forthcoming Who Do You Love! It's been almost thirteen years since we last saw Can..

We Are So Crashing Your Bar Mitzvah

Pub Date : 2007-06-02 | Author : Fiona Rosenbloom | Publisher : Hyperion

ISBN 10 : 0786838906
ISBN 13 : 9780786838905

Stacy Friedman has just had the most awesome summer of her life. At camp, she and her best friend, Lydia, met a girl who trained them in all things cool, like how many black plasti..