Blu Greenberg (born January 21st, 1936 in Seattle ) is an American writer specializing in modern Judaism and women's issues. She is the author of On Women and Judaism: A View from Tradition (1981) and Black Bread: Poems, After the Holocaust (1994).
Greenberg is active in the movement to bridge Judaism and feminism. In 1997 and 1998, she chaired the first and second International Conference on Feminism, and is co-founder and first president of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance. She has also tried to build bridges between women of different faiths by helping to set up "Women of Faith," and by her involvement in the "Dialogue Project," which seeks to unite Jewish and Palestinian women. She lectures widely at universities and to Jewish communities in the United States and elsewhere.
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Greenberg has a B.A. in political science from Brooklyn College, an MA in clinical psychology from the City University of New York, and an MS in Jewish history from Yeshiva University. She is married to Irving Greenberg, who is also a well-known author and professor.
- (2000) Orthodox Feminism and the Next Century. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Responsibility. Vol.30/no.568.
- (1998) King Solomon and Queen of Sheba. Pitspopany Press; Book & Toy edition: ISBN 0-943706-76-9
- (1994) Black Bread: Poems, After the Holocaust. Ktav Publishing House. ISBN 0-88125-490-8
- (1992) Is Now the Time for Orthodox Women Rabbis?. Moment Dec. 1992: 50-53, 74.
- (1985) How to Run a Traditional Jewish Household. Fireside. ISBN 0-671-60270-5
- (1984) Will There Be Women Rabbis?. Judaism 33.1 (Winter 1984): 23-33.
- (1981) On Women and Judaism: A View from Tradition. Jewish Publication Society of America. ISBN 0-8276-0226-X
- (1976) Feminism: Is It Good for the Jews?. Hadassah, April 1976.
- (1974) Abortion--We Need Halachic Creativity. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Responsibility. Vol.5/no.81.
- Jewish feminism
- Role of women in Judaism
- Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance
- Ms. (magazine)#Rejection of advertisement from American Jewish Congress
- Greenberg profile, Belief.net
- Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution from the Jewish Women's Archive
- Papers of Blu Greenberg, 1936-2006 (inclusive), 1972-2003 (bulk): A Finding Aid.Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
- Audiovisual collection of Blu Greenberg, 1976-2004: A Finding Aid.Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
- "Orthodox, Feminist, and Proud of it", Belief.net, undated, retrieved January 27, 2006
- Articles by Blu Greenberg on the Berman Jewish Policy Archive @ NYU Wagner
- Website of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance