Queer Jews (Paperback)

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By David Shneer (Editor), Caryn Aviv (Editor)
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Description


Queer Jews describes how queer Jews are changing Jewish American culture, creating communities and making room for themselves, as openly, unapologetically queer and Jewish. Combining political analysis and personal memoir, these essays explore the various ways queer Jews are creating new forms of Jewish communities and institutions, and demanding that Jewish communities become more inclusive.

About the Author


David Shneer is Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Denver and former Director of Education at Congregation Sha'ar Zahav in San Francisco. Caryn Aviv is a sociologist at the University of California, San Francisco, who currently directs the Program for Collaborative Care at the UCSF Breast Care Center.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780415931670
ISBN-10: 0415931673
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: August 17th, 2009
Pages: 292
Language: English