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THE JEWISH IDEAL The powerful, enveloping and sometimes suffocating love of
the Jewish mother for her children is a theme reiterated in modern novels. In this
section I want to look not at social pathology, however, but at the Jewish ideal of ...
There exists only one specifically Jewish lullaby in the English language which
mothers used to sing to their babies and it embodies the ideal of education as
part of the serious business of life: O, hush thee my darling, sleep soundly my son
The Orthodox Jewish woman's province is the home, of which she is in charge
and with which she is identified. A Rabbi commented, 'I never called my wife "my
wife". I called her "my home".'17 Her primary task is to create 'peace in the house'
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A leading social anthropologist examines what being a mother means to a woman as a person, using examples from societies all over the world, and concludes that a great deal of what we call "maternal ... Read full review
Mothercraft or Motherhood?
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
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Ethics and Human Reproduction: A Feminist Analysis
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Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989