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In this same study women who identified their backgrounds as Jewish in the
descriptions of 'the ideal housewife' emphasized qualities of 'warmth, loving and
being loved, and being respected in the community', and less educated Jewish ...
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 ...
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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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
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