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Princess or Prisoner?: Jewish Women in Jerusalem, 1840-1914

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This is a fascinating journey into the world of women in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of Jerusalem toward the end of Ottoman rule in the Holy Land. Until now, the story of life in the Land of Israel in this period has been told exclusively from the male viewpoint - a story of religious observance and fulfillment confined to the male world of Torah study and prayer. ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published March 11th 2005 by Brandeis University Press (first published March 11th 2002)
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