Who is a Jewish mother? – Leisah Woldoff
One morning at 3 a. Could all the jokes about the worrying, nagging and overbearingness now potentially apply to me? Are these attributes innate, something that will slowly develop as my son grows, or are they merely stereotypes? Fortunately, three books released this year help new mothers like me learn about their new role and glean some wisdom from their pages.
So what are these traits? Fortunately, three books released this year help new mothers like me learn about their new role and glean some wisdom from their pages. So what are these traits? In fact, according to Antler, the Jewish mother jokes originated in the heyday of the Borscht Belt in the s and s.
Yiddishe Mamas - The Truth about the Jewish Mother (Electronic book text)
Although each of these three books takes a different approach in exploring what a Jewish mother is, they all have the same message: There are all different types of Jewish mothers. Yes, there were once Jewish mothers like her, too! Ideas of motherhood have changed; so have ideas of family and of husband-wife and parent-child relationships; so have our notions of independence and dependency, and of the comparative value of each.
Traits that were more valued in former times have become less so today; their devaluation has caused those who have them to be anxious and resentful instead of freely giving and comfortable with who they are.
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- Of Jewish Mothers – The Forward.
- The Space Between Trees;
- Yiddishe Mamas: The Truth About the Jewish Mother - Marnie Winston-Macauley - Google Книги?
- Massas in de Cold, Cold Ground!
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