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Wendy Kenin

Wendy Kenin is a mother of four children in a Shabbat-observant home in Berkeley, California. A Jewish eco-feminist, she is a communications coach and the founder of Imeinu Birth Collective, a collaboration of Jewish doulas and birth professionals. Follow her on twitter @greendoula and on her blog http://greendoula.wordpress.com/.

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Judith and Holofernes and Sword photo

Accessing our Jewess Tools: Judaism’s Ancient Feminist Spiritual Tactics

How does the American Jewish woman navigate our male-dominated society in the twenty-first century? Jewish women have thousands of years of history to draw from to help make sense of and find our place. According to our ancestral Jewish tradition, women’s empowerment is central to bringing redemption for all humanity -- so let’s get to it!

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Jewish Women's Archive. " Wendy Kenin ." (Viewed on October 21, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/wendy-kenin-greendoula>.

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