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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

Rosie Rosenzweig

Rosie Rosenzweig, author of A Jewish Mother in Shangri-la, about her journeys to meet her Buddhist son’s Asian gurus, and A Jewish Guide to Boston and New England, is a Resident Scholar in Women’s Studies at Brandeis University. Her latest publications include a book of poetry called Bring Me into Flesh and a study of the relationship between the state of Flow and Mindfulness called Emergence: The Role of Mindfulness in Creativity. She has contributed to a number of books and journals, including So that Your Values Live On: Ethical Wills; A Heart of Wisdom: Making the Jewish Journey from Mid-life through the Elder Years; Reading Between the Lines: New Stories from the Bible; All the Women Followed Her; A Collection of Writings on Miriam the Prophet and the Women of Exodus, as well as a chapter on “Serach bat Asher” in Praise her Works: Conversations with Biblical Women (Jewish Publication Society). After years as a theatre critic, she recently published Myths & Ms., a play about abortion and reincarnation. Presently, she is working on another play about two families, one white and one Black

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Ariel Durant

Ariel Durant was an internationally acclaimed writer. She helped her husband William Durant organize materials for his opus, The Story of Civilization. They coauthored numerous works, including Rousseau and Revolution, for which they won the 1968 Pulitzer Prize. The Los Angeles Times awarded her the 1965 Woman of the Year Award in Literature.


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Jewish Women's Archive. "Rosie Rosenzweig." (Viewed on March 28, 2023) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/rosenzweig-rosie>.


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