This exceptional anthology of 24 stories about the women in the Bible is now available in paperback. Drawing from the ancient tradition of midrash, the author brings to life the inner world and the experiences of these women, weaving rabbinic legends and her own imagination into the biblical texts.
“Hammer breathes a woman’s breath into ancient narratives. Her collection of new midrashim draws on her knowledge of the Bible, the rich tradition of classical midrash, and on her own imagination.” – Lilith Magazine
“As I read… these tales I found myself saying: you’re right! That’s the way it must have been!” – Rabbi Jack Reimer
“A unique, amazing anthology… a welcome contribution to the growing library of Judaic literature.” – Midwest Book Review”