Ritual is powerful.
Circles are powerful.
Published in 2003 and co-created by Tara Sophia Mohr, Catherine Spector, and Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, The Women’s Seder Sourcebook and The Women’s Passover Companion bring contemporary women’s voices to the Passover holiday celebration – the seder.
The over 100 contributing authors include:
Playwright Eve Ensler
Artist Judy Chicago
Senator Barbara Boxer
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Writer Anne Roiphe
Poet Maxine Kumin
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
…as well as many of the leader women rabbis and scholars of Jewish texts.
Praise for the Women’s Seder Sourcebook and The Women’s Passover Companion
“An exhilarating collection of readings…. I can no longer imagine a seder that does not incorporate these clear and compelling voices of the present alongside the familiar and revered voices of the past.”
—Judith Hauptman, E. Billi Ivry Professor of Talmud and Rabbinic Culture,
The Jewish Theological Seminary of America
“An extraordinary, powerful harvest of women’s wisdom! This collection belongs at the seder of everyone who wishes to celebrate and elevate the courage, heroism, and insight of our mothers and sisters, and open a conversation with generations to come.”
—Rabbi Marcia Prager, author, The Path of Blessing: Experiencing the Energy and Abundance of the Divine; director and dean, ALEPH Rabbinic Program
To learn more about the books, or purchase them, visit Amazon.com here.