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Feb 27, 2020 - 19:22 PM By Tova Reich

One Hundred Philistine Foreskins centers on the life of Temima Ba alatOv, known also as Ima Temima, or Mother Temima, a charismatic woman rabbi of extraordinary spiritual power and learning, and an utterly original interpreter of the Hebrew Bible Temima is revered as a guru with prophetic, even messianic powers one who dares to raise her woman s naked voice even in theOne Hundred Philistine Foreskins centers on the life of Temima Ba alatOv, known also as Ima Temima, or Mother Temima, a charismatic woman rabbi of extraordinary spiritual power and learning, and an utterly original interpreter of the Hebrew Bible Temima is revered as a guru with prophetic, even messianic powers one who dares to raise her woman s naked voice even in the face of extreme hostility by the traditional establishment Moving between two worlds Temima as a child in Brooklyn and Temima as an adult in Jerusalem the story reveals the forces that shaped her, including the early loss of her mother her spiritual and intellectual awakening her complex relationship with her father, a ritual slaughterer her forced marriage her ascent to Israel and her intense romantic involvements with charismatic men who launch her toward her destiny as a renowned woman leader in Israel.True to Reich s voice as a satirist of humanity s darker inclinations, the story is rooted in contemporary times, revealing the extreme and ecstatic expressions of religion, as well as the power of religion and religious authorities to use and abuse the faithful, both spiritually and physically, with life altering and crushing consequences Cynthia Ozick said of Tova Reich that her verbal blade is amazingly, ingeniously, startlingly, all consumingly, all encompassingly, deservedly, and brilliantly savage This has never been true than in One Hundred Philistine Foreskins, a work of literature sure to be hailed as an immensely authoritative and fearlessly bold tour de force.
  • Title: One Hundred Philistine Foreskins: A Novel
  • Author: Tova Reich
  • ISBN: 9781619021075
  • Page: 195
  • Format: Hardcover

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Hanna Feb 27, 2020 - 19:22 PM
"What does it mean for a woman to be excommunicated, to be put into herem?" Temima calmly posed the question to Kol-Isha-Erva who had conveyed the news of this latest assault and then took down the words of her teacher. "Not to be counted in the minyan? Not to be called up to the Torah? Not to be honored with leading the blessing after the meal? To be banned from the study hall? To be isolated and excluded and treated with contempt? To be ignored in public? To be considered unclean and impure? T [...]
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Evan Kingston Feb 27, 2020 - 19:22 PM
Full review up on my blog:evankingston/2013/06/14/re
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Jill Meyer Feb 27, 2020 - 19:22 PM
You don't have to be an Hassidic Jew or even Jewish, for that matter, to read Tova Reich's novels. She's written five in the past thirty or so years; "Mara" was her first and is one of my favorite novels. Her fourth novel, "My Holocaust", published in 2007, is one of the least politically-correct - and funniest - novels I've read. Every character in "My Holocaust" was venal and the book was a savage look at the Holocaust-memorial "business", both in the United States and eastern Europe. In her n [...]
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Elaine Feb 27, 2020 - 19:22 PM
I hated this book. Want a protagonist who is praised for her insight by those around her, but who's life is dictated by the men she mets? A woman whose every encounter with men ends in some sort of sexual assault? This is your book.Add to this sentences that run on for paragraphs, a book deemed satire but with most the satire available to a small few (okay, I like science and sci fi jokes, and these are only available to a select few, so perhaps I shouldn't judge on this level), and every other [...]
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Yossi Gremillion Feb 27, 2020 - 19:22 PM
DREADFUL, SIMPLY DREADFUL. I had to review this FARSHTUNKENEH book and had to read it three times. As I read the drivel and MESHUGAS, I kept looking at the author's picture and asking her, "Are you under any kind of anti-psychotic medicine?" FEH!!!!!
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Rachel Feb 27, 2020 - 19:22 PM
See my review at thereportergroup/Articlepx
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One Hundred Philistine Foreskins: A Novel By Tova Reich One Hundred Philistine Foreskins centers on the life of Temima Ba alatOv, known also as Ima Temima, or Mother Temima, a charismatic woman rabbi of extraordinary spiritual power and learning, and an utterly original interpreter of the Hebrew Bible Temima is revered as a guru with prophetic, even messianic powers one who dares to raise her woman s naked voice even in theOne Hundred Philistine Foreskins centers on the life of Temima Ba alatOv, known also as Ima Temima, or Mother Temima, a charismatic woman rabbi of extraordinary spiritual power and learning, and an utterly original interpreter of the Hebrew Bible Temima is revered as a guru with prophetic, even messianic powers one who dares to raise her woman s naked voice even in the face of extreme hostility by the traditional establishment Moving between two worlds Temima as a child in Brooklyn and Temima as an adult in Jerusalem the story reveals the forces that shaped her, including the early loss of her mother her spiritual and intellectual awakening her complex relationship with her father, a ritual slaughterer her forced marriage her ascent to Israel and her intense romantic involvements with charismatic men who launch her toward her destiny as a renowned woman leader in Israel.True to Reich s voice as a satirist of humanity s darker inclinations, the story is rooted in contemporary times, revealing the extreme and ecstatic expressions of religion, as well as the power of religion and religious authorities to use and abuse the faithful, both spiritually and physically, with life altering and crushing consequences Cynthia Ozick said of Tova Reich that her verbal blade is amazingly, ingeniously, startlingly, all consumingly, all encompassingly, deservedly, and brilliantly savage This has never been true than in One Hundred Philistine Foreskins, a work of literature sure to be hailed as an immensely authoritative and fearlessly bold tour de force.

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