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Meeting God at Midnight  Poems by Ahuva Batya Scharff

Meeting God at Midnight


Poems by Ahuva Batya Scharff

What does it mean to be a barren Jewish woman, unable to fulfill the mitzvah of bearing children? How can faith and connection to Jewish history and tradition underpin the process of healing from trauma? In Israel, where public worship is controlled by the ultra-Orthodox, what does it mean to be a Conservative Jewish woman? Meeting God at Midnight explores both the challenges of Judaism and its ability to act as lifeline and transformative faith.

Travel with internationally acclaimed author Ahuva Batya (Constance) Scharff as she traverses these paths and illuminates her journeys from childhood trauma to rediscovering hope as she embraces the practice and faith of Judaism. ...READ MORE

    

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