Wendy Zierler is associate professor of Feminist Studies and Modern Jewish Literature at HUC-JIR in New York. A former research fellow in the English Department of Hong Kong University and a Fulbright Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, she received her Ph.D. and her M.A. from Princeton University and her B.A. from Yeshiva University, Stern College. She is the author of And Rachel Stole the Idols: The Emergence of Hebrew Women’s Writing (2004).