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The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

Features thousands of biographic and thematic essays on Jewish women around the world. Learn more

Lucille Lang Day

Lucille Lang Day, who converted to Judaism in 1974, is the author of seven full-length poetry collections, including Birds of San Pancho and Other Poems of Place (Blue Light Press, 2020), and four poetry chapbooks. She has also coedited two anthologies, Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California and Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California, and has published two children’s books and a memoir. Her many honors include the Blue Light Poetry Prize, two Josephine Miles/PEN Oakland Literary Awards, the Joseph Henry Jackson Award, and ten Pushcart Prize nominations. She is the founder and publisher of Scarlet Tanager Books.

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Marcia Falk

Marcia Falk is a poet, translator, and liturgist whose knowledge of the Bible and of Hebrew and English literature informs the feminist spiritual vision of her work. She is widely considered one of the foremothers of, and foremost contributors to, the Jewish feminist movement.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lucille Lang Day." (Viewed on December 11, 2023) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/day-lucille>.


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