Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies and Gender Issues


An international academic peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of Jews and gender. Most issues contain several articles focused on a central theme. Themes have included Women in the Land of Israel; Motherhood; Women in Rabbinic Literature; Food; War and Peace; Autobiography; Spirituality; Yemenite Jewish Women; Iranian Jewish Women; Women’s Health; Women in the Economy; Women in the Visual Arts; Jewish Women and Books; Sexuality in Jewish Contexts; Women and Jewish Poetry; Jewish Women and Philanthropy; Women in the Holocaust; Feminist Interpretations of the Talmud; Women’s Torah Study; and more.

Academic Editor: Prof. Renée Levine Melammed; Managing Editor: Deborah Greniman

Nashim is a joint publication of The Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at Brandeis University and Indiana University Press. Subscribe, order issues and read online at JSTOR.

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Brandeis University, Indiana University Press

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