The Invisible Thread: A Portrait of Jewish American Women

by Diana Bletter

Other authorsLori Grinker
Paperback, 1989




Jewish Pubn Society (1989), Edition: 4th Paperback Printing, Paperback, 224 pages


A unique and vibrant portrait of 60 women, which explores how they blend their faith and/or sense of Jewishness with their lives, their families, their expectations, and their commitments. Includes 120 black and white photographs.

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LibraryThing member bostonian71
Fascinating anthology of stories of the Jewish woman's experience. The women chosen are by and large very interesting, and the emphasis on diversity is welcome (even if this means some of the views are ones I vehemently disagree with). The photos don't hold up as well over time -- some of the people are definitely rocking the big '80s dos.… (more)


Physical description

224 p.; 11.25 x 0.5 inches


0827603339 / 9780827603332

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