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Guide to the Non-traditional Jewish Life in the San Francisco Bay Area : Collection of Liturgical Material
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Non-traditional Jewish life in the San Francisco Bay Area : collection of liturgical material,
    Date (bulk): 1985-2003
    Date (bulk): 1985-2003
    Collection number: M1412
    Collector: Kisber, Susie
    Extent: 1 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    Non-traditional Jewish life in the San Francisco Bay Area : collection of liturgical material, M1412. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Susie Kisber, 2003. Accession 2003-338.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Susie Loveman Kisber, born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1965, completed her doctorate in clinical psychology from CSPP in 1999. Publications include her dissertation, A Comparison of Non-parents, Parents, and Prospective Parents Who are Jewish Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Identified Women: Differences in their Identities, Lifestyle, Families, Social Networks, and Received Social Support; and a chapter in Celebrating the Lives of Jewish Women: Patterns in a Feminist Sampler. In 1995 she co-founded Pardes Rimonim, a Jewish feminist, earth-centered, multicultural ritual community located in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is active in the progressive Queer Jewish community locally and internationally.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Printed material, primarily liturgies. Compiled and/or created for feminist, Queer, and multicultural Jewish communities in the San Francisco Bay Area from 1982-2000. Consists of three series: Holidays, Shabbat, and Life Cycle Events.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Kisber, Susie
    Gay communities--San Francisco Bay Area
    Jewish women
    Jewish life in the San Francisco Bay Area