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Gender Issues in Jewish Law
Essays and Responsa
Edited by Walter Jacob† and Moshe Zemer†
ISBN 978-1-57181-239-1 $27.95/£19.00 Pb Published (November 2000)
Published in Association with the Solomon B. Freehof Institute of Progressive Halakhah
General Editor: Walter Jacob†
Walter Jacob† was Senior Scholar of Rodef Shalom Congregation, Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania. He also served as President of the Freehof Institute of Progressive Halakhah. He authored and edited a number of titles including American Reform Responsa (1983), Liberal Judaism and Halakhah (1988) and Not by Birth Alone, Conversion to Judaism (1997).
Moshe Zemer† was Director of the Freehof Insittue of Progressive Halakhah and a founder of the Movement for Progressive Judaism in Israel. He contributed to numerous articles on halakhah in the Israeli press and scientific journals and was author of The Sane Halakhah [Hebrew], (1993) which was translated into both German and English.
Subject: Jewish Studies Gender Studies
Chapter 1. Halakhah and Innovation
Chapter 2. The Confrontation of the Minhag and Halakhah
Chapter 3. Reform Judaism and Same Sex Marriage
D. Ellenson and P. Knobel
Chapter 4. The Woman in Reform Judaism
Chapter 5. Marriage, Divorce, and Gender
Chapter 6. Progressive Halakhah on Homosexual Marriage
Chapter 7. Selected Responsa
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