The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt

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The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt

By Ruth Andrew Ellenson (Editor)

Plume Books, Paperback, 9780452287488, 318pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2006

Twenty-eight of today's top Jewish women writers tell the truth about all the things their rabbis warned them never to discuss in public in this hilarious and provocative collection.
Includes original essays on:
Finding (and Divorcing) the Perfect Jewish Man
Not Calling Your Mother
Marrying a German
Failing to Supply Enough Grandchildren
Learning to RSVP No
And many other guilty pleasures . . .
Includes pieces by:
Elisa Albert, Aimee Bender, Jennifer Bleyer, Kera Bolonik, Rabbi Sharon Brous, Baz Dreisinger, Pearl Gluck, Rebecca Goldstein, Lori Gottlieb, Lauren Grodstein, Dara Horn, Molly Jong-Fast, Rachel Kadish, Jenna Kalinsky, Cynthia Kaplan, Binnie Kirshenbaum, Amy Klein, Daphne Merkin, Tova Mirvis, Gina Nahai, Katie Rophie, Francesca Segre, Wendy Shanker, Laurie Gwen Shapiro, Susan Shapiro, Ayelet Waldman, Rebecca Walker, Sheryl Zohn.

About the Author
RUTH ANDREW ELLENSON was born in Jerusalem and raised in New York and Los Angeles. Her writing has appeared in the "Los Angeles Times, People," the "Forward," and "Heeb,"

Praise For The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt

Strong and moving stories about what it means... to be a Jewish woman in today’s world.—Los Angeles Times

Lively and intelligent.—Seattle Times