Two of susan c. dessel’s drawings “A BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 Nos. 5 & 6 of 8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)” grace the cover of Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol 12, No 2 (Dated 2015, published Dec. 23, 2016).
Dessel’s portraiture of Martha Gruening (1889-1937): suffragist, journalist, lawyer & civil rights activist, present Gruening as the embodiment of the journal’s “ultimate aim to promote the reconceptualization of the study of Judaism, by acknowledging and incorporating the roles played by women.
WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL is an academic, refereed journal published exclusively on the Internet, and devoted to scholarly debate on gender-related issues in Judaism.”
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