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My Jewish Face and Other Stories epub ebook

by Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz

My Jewish Face and Other Stories epub ebook

Author: Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz
Category: Literature & Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: Aunt Lute Books; First Edition edition (January 1, 1990)
Pages: 256 pages
ISBN: 0933216718
ISBN13: 978-0933216716
Rating: 4.4
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MY JEWISH FACE & OTHER STORIES chronicles the coming of age and coming out of a daughter of the Jewish left

MY JEWISH FACE & OTHER STORIES chronicles the coming of age and coming out of a daughter of the Jewish left. Wandering from Brooklyn to Harlem and Berkeley in the sixties. But it could be true.

Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz is a writer and poet, activist, scholar and teacher. A pioneer in women's studies, she taught the first such course at the University of California at Berkeley in Comparative Literature, where she earned her P. Since then she has taught all over the . twice as a distinguished chair-at Hamilton College and at Brooklyn College/CUNY-and in fields as diverse as Jewish Melanie. Kaye/Kantrowitz is a writer and poet, activist, scholar and teacher

Kaye/Kantrowitz associated her activism with her Jewish upbringing, stating that it was related to her family's Jewish cultural and political heritage "as much as. .My Jewish Face, and Other Stories (1990, Aunt Lute Books)

My Jewish Face, and Other Stories (1990, Aunt Lute Books). The Issue is Power: Essays on Women, Jews, Violence and Resistance (1995, Aunt Lute Books). The Colors of Jews: Racial Politics and Radical Diasporism (2007, Indiana University Press).

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Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz was an activist, active since the early 1960s civil rights movement in Harlem. She served as co-chair of the New Jewish Agenda Task Force on Anti-Semitism and Racism, and was the first director of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice in New York City (1992-95). She also served on the JFREJ Board from 1995-2004. Her newest book is The Colors of Jews: Racial Politics and Radical Diasporism.

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WRITER, scholar, and activist Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz died last week, early Tuesday morning, after a long .

WRITER, scholar, and activist Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz died last week, early Tuesday morning, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. As an eloquent and incisive poet and essayist, she, better than any of us, would have known how to write about the sting of such an immense loss and, with the rousing impact of her passionate words and deeds, how to galvanize us for the battles ahead.

Among Ms. Kaye/Kantrowitz’s several other books were My Jewish Face and Other Stories (1990), a collection of short stories, and The Issue Is Power: Essays on Women, Jews, Violence, and Resistance (1995)

Among Ms. Kaye/Kantrowitz’s several other books were My Jewish Face and Other Stories (1990), a collection of short stories, and The Issue Is Power: Essays on Women, Jews, Violence, and Resistance (1995). In the early 1990s, Ms. Kaye/Kantrowitz became the first director of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice, an organization that defines its mission as to fight for systemic change and a just world. She later served on its board.

Fiction. Jewish Studies. Women's Studies. LGBTQIA Studies. MY JEWISH FACE & OTHER STORIES chronicles the coming of age and coming out of a daughter of the Jewish left. Wandering from Brooklyn to Harlem and Berkeley in the sixties, from the intense feminist politics of the seventies to the isolation and regathering of activism in the eighties, Kaye/Kantrowitz's women struggle for lesbian community, for proud Jewish identity and always for justice steeped in compassion. As humanly warm and funny as they are serious, these stories will reach with great hope and energy across generations and across cultures.
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