Jewish women | Jewish women
“The Red Tent” meets “A Thousand Splendid Suns.” In 1911, in the ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem under the backward Ottoman rule, a young woman sets out to challenge God. The feisty Esther’s life-long struggle between her passions and her strict society’s religious dictates sends her to secretly...
Shulamith is dramatic and narrative poetry in three parts: the first part is dramatic monologues in the voices of Biblical women such as Eve, Lilith, Sara, Rachel, Leah, Miriam etc; the second part are narrative poems about Yiddish-speaking women such as Isaach Bashevis Singer's writer sister,...
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