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The Fruit of Her Hands : The Story of Shira of Ashkenaz

Cameron, Michelle.

New York : Pocket Books, 2009.

436p.

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Based on the life of the author's thirteenth century renowned scholarly ancestor (Meir ben Baruch of Rothenberg) , this is the richly dramatic fictional story of Rabbi Meir's wife, Shira, a devout but rebellious woman, who preserves her religious traditions as she and her family witness the rise of Antisemitism in Europe.

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ISBN:

978-0-684-07430-6

Author:

Cameron, Michelle.

Title:

The Fruit of Her Hands : The Story of Shira of Ashkenaz.

Publisher:

New York : Pocket Books, 2009.

Physical:

436p.

Summary:

Based on the life of the author's thirteenth century renowned scholarly ancestor (Meir ben Baruch of Rothenberg) , this is the richly dramatic fictional story of Rabbi Meir's wife, Shira, a devout but rebellious woman, who preserves her religious traditions as she and her family witness the rise of Antisemitism in Europe.

Subject:

Medieval Europe--Judaism--Normandy, France

Subject:

Catholic church--Antisemitism

Subject:

Persecution--Catholic church--Fiction.

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