by Claire Sufrin

Judith Plaskow’s Radical Realities

In the introduction to her new book, feminist theologian and activist Judith Plaskow writes that “Jewish feminism gave me an appreciation of communities of identity, not as completely safe spaces or as resting places but as laboratories in which to create models of feminist practice that can be applied in a variety of spheres.” The collection of Plaskow’s essays. The Coming of Lilith: Essays on Feminism, Judaism, and Sexual Ethics, 1972-2003 (Beacon Press, $19), presents the experiments and results of more than three decades in the lab.

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