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Mirrors of our lives: Reflections of women in Tanach
by Holly Pavlov
A powerful portrait of our matriachs - Sarah, Rivkah, Leah, Rochal and Miriam, showing us how their choices and exemplary behavior resonate in our own lives to this very day. With careful scholarship and unusual creative flair, Rebbetzin Pavlov helps us see ourselves and our challenges within the lives of the great women who became the mothers of the Jewish nation. Rebbetz ...more
Unknown Binding, 265 pages
Published 2000 by Feldheim Publishers
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Mar 31, 2008 Kressel Housman rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Jews, women
Written by my Rebbetzin and head of my seminary, I’d be seriously remiss if I didn’t review this book. It’s a scholarly work – a collection of essays about the women of Tanach (the Bible), drawing heavily on the commentaries, but with some personal narrative so that you feel that it was written by a woman for women. Each of the essays contains some insight that has become a permanent part of me. The themes include faith, prayer, marriage, and silence (about Rochel and Leah.) But as I said, this ...more