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Moving Inward: bringing liberation movements into the Jewish community

Unit 3 , Lesson 4

Jewish Women's Archive - Living the Legacy

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Moving Inward: bringing liberation movements into the Jewish community

Teacher resources: 

Arthur Waskow, "The Original 1969 Freedom Seder," www.theshalomcenter.org/node/899. Watch a video on YouTube at www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5HgiGMqh6g. (9 minutes, 18 seconds)

Jewish Women's Archive, Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution, jwa.org/feminism. This multimedia exhibit includes primary sources, autobiographical statements, and a rich timeline. Teacher resources related to the exhibit: jwa.org/feminism/_html/lessonPlans.htm

Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History - Ezrat Nashim presents manifesto for women's equality to Conservative rabbis." jwa.org/thisweek/mar/14/1972/ezrat-nashim

Paula E. Hyman, "Jewish Feminism in the United States," Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia, on jwa.org.

Michael E. Staub, The Jewish 1960s: An American Sourcebook, Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, published by University Press of New England, 2004. (Primary document reader that includes a piece published by the Brooklyn Bridge Collective.)

Riv-Ellen Press. Prayer and Community: The Havurah in American Judaism. Detroit: Wayne State University, 1989.

Archive of the American Soviet Jewry Movement at the American Jewish Historical Society: www.ajhs.org/aasjm/. Includes photographs and other primary source documents.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Living the Legacy - Lesson: Moving Inward: bringing liberation movements into the Jewish community." (Viewed on April 24, 2014) <http://jwa.org/teach/livingthelegacy/civilrights/moving-inward-bringing-liberation-movements-into-jewish-community>.