Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia

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Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia

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    Joan Snyder

    “Making art is, for me, practicing a religion. ... My work is my pride, creates for me a heritage. It is a place to struggle freely at my altar.” A true Expressionist and feminist in her life and art, this veteran painter uses the broadest possible palette to paint the canvas of her life.

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    Judy Chicago

    For three decades Judy Chicago has melded politics with art through painting, sculpture, writing, and teaching.

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    Judith Plaskow

    Judith Plaskow is the first Jewish feminist to identify herself as a theologian. Deeply learned in classical and modern Christian theology yet profoundly committed to her own Judaism, Plaskow created a distinctively Jewish theology acutely conscious of its own structure and categories and in dialogue with the feminist theologies of other religions.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia." (Viewed on April 23, 2014) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia>.