By Deborah Dash Moore

Choosing One’s Foremothers: The Tikva Frymer-Kensky Chair

When the University of Michigan, in June 2013, appointed Anita Norich, acclaimed scholar of American Yiddish literature, to a Collegiate Chair — an appointment that brings with it the opportunity to select the chair’s name — she chose to name it for the pioneering feminist scholar of biblical literature, Tikva Frymer-Kensky (1943–2006).

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