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Jewish Lesbian Writing: A Review Essay
Vol. 7, No. 4, Lesbian Philosophy (Autumn, 1992), pp. 186-194
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3810085
Page Count: 9
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Recent writing by Jewish lesbians is characterized by challenging and evocative reflection on themes of home and identity, family and choice, tradition and transformation. This essay is a personal journey through some of this writing. An exploration of the obvious and troubling tensions between lesbian or feminist and Jewish identities leads to the paradoxical but ultimately unsurprising suggestion that lesbian identity and eroticism can provide a route of return to and affirmation of Jewish identity.
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