New M.A. Program in Jewish Women’s Studies

Why is Sarah’s voice absent from the story of the binding of Isaac? What don’t we yet know about the role of women in the ancient synagogue? Can a feminist perspective help uncover hidden facets of Jewish social history? These questions will be among those explored in a new master’s degree program in Jewish Women’s Studies scheduled to begin in Fall 1995 at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (the teaching arm of the Conservative movement in New York.)

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