Rebecca Schwartz, editor: All the Women Followed Her: A Collection of Writings on Miriam the Prophet and the Women of Exodus

(Essays, 327 pp. 2001)

Just who was Miriam? The first female prophet in the Bible has always been an enigmatic figure. In this anthology, women from across the Jewish spectrum offer original midrashim, poems, rituals, and biblical exegesis that suggest new ways of understanding Miriam and expanding her presence in Jewish thought and practice.  

  • Review by Walter E. Brown, Women in Judaism, 2007
  • Review by Aleza Goldsmith,, March 2, 2001