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Miryam Kabakov - Keep Your Wives Away from Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires
Jewish Community Center
Houston, TX
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Miryam Kabakov - Keep Your Wives Away from Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires
Reconciling queerness with religion has always been an enormous challenge. When the religion is Orthodox Judaism, the task is even more daunting. This anthology takes on that challenge by giving voice to genderqueer Jewish women who were once silenced—and effectively rendered invisible—by their faith. Keep Your Wives Away from Them tells the story of those who have come out, who are still closeted, living double lives, or struggling to maintain an integrated "single life" in relationship to traditional Judaism—personal stories that are both enlightening and edifying. While a number of films and books have explored the lives of queer people in Orthodox and observant Judaism, only this one explores in depth what happens after the struggle, when the real work of building integrated lives begins. The candor of these insightful stories in Keep Your Wives Away from Them makes the book appealing to a general audience and students of women's, gender, and LGBTQ studies, as well as for anyone struggling personally with the same issue. Contributors include musician and writer Temim Fruchter, Professor Joy Ladin, writer Leah Lax, nurse Tamar Prager, and the pseudonymous Ex-Yeshiva Girl. (Miryam Kabakov is a social worker, Jewish educator and has presented extensively on the topic of her book. Her anthology is a winner of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Research Award and is the result of a journey within the Orthodox and GLBT communities she has encountered.)

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Jewish Community Center
5601 S. Braeswood Blvd.
Houston, TX 77096
United States


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