The Yemima method as a contemporary-hasidic-female movement

Tsippi Kauffman

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The article discusses the Yemima Method developed by psychologist Yemima Avital as part of an Israeli spiritual movement. The author describes the method and the movement as a Hasidic-female movement. The author examines the similarities of the Yemima Method the original, Beshtian Hasidism of Rabbi Israel Baal-Shem-Tov. It also examines feminist religiosity and feminist theology. According to the article, the author utilizes several unpublished manuscripts and personal insights in assessing the Yemima Method and the intersection of feminism and Hasidim
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-215
Number of pages21
JournalModern Judaism
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2012
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Appeared also in her collected articles "Immersion in Shekhina" (2021)‪, CLXV-CLXXXVI


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