Guide to the Non-traditional Jewish Life in the San Francisco Bay Area : Collection of Liturgical Material

Processed by Anna Levia.
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
2004
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Guide to the Non-traditional Jewish Life in the San Francisco Bay Area : Collection of Liturgical Material

Collection number: M1412

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

>Stanford University Libraries

>Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Anna Levia
Date Completed:
2004
Encoded by:
Sean Quimby
2004; The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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

Access

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
Lesbians
Jewish life in the San Francisco Bay Area


Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Holidays

Physical Description: .5 linear ft.
 

Subseries 1. High Holidays (Rosh ha-Shanah and Yom Kipur)

Box 1, Folder 1

Pardes Rimonim machzor, 5756. 1996 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 2

Pardes Rimonim machzor, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

 

Subseries 2. Sukot

Box 1, Folder 23

Pardes Rimonim, Celebration honoring the harvest, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 24

Ushpezin/Invitation to the mothers in the sukah.1992 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 25

Songsheet, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 26

Women and sukot: may our homes be shelters of peace. Jewish Women's Calendar.1994 Accession no. 2003-338

 

Subseries 3. Tu bi-Shevat

Box 1, Folder 3

Pardes Rimonim Tu B'Shevat seder.1996 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 4

Pardes Rimonim Tu B'Shevat seder.1999 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 5

Susie and Mano's Tu B'Shevat seder.2000 Accession no. 2003-338

 

Subseries 4. Pesah

 

Subsubseries 1. Songs and Poems

Box 1, Folder 6

Pesah songs and poems, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

 

Subsubseries 2. Hagadot

Box 1, Folder 7

Supplement to the New Union haggadah.1982 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 8

The Telling: a loving haggadah for passover.1982 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 9

Liberation haggadah.1986 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 10

A New haggadah: a Jewish lesbian seder.1987 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 11

Let us begin: a haggadah for Passover.1988 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 12

Passover-Ramadan liberation.1991 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 13

Two feminist hagadot.1992 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 14

Three hagadot.1995 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 15

The Cohn Family haggadah.1997 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 16

Welcome to our (very first, very own) Seder1999 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 17

Thyme's haggadah draft I, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 18

A Haggadah of liberation, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 19

Hagadah shel pesah, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 20

The stolen legacy: a women's haggadah, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 1, Folder 21

The San Diego women's haggadah, 2nd ed., undated. Accession no. 2003-338

 

Subseries 5. Lag be-Omer

Box 1, Folder 22

Trek through anxiety and hope: counting the omer, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

 

Series 2. Shabbat

Physical Description: .5 linear ft.
 

Subseries 1. Friday Night Services

Box 2, Folder 1

Jewish Feminist Conference/songs and prayers.1982 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 2

A womyn's Friday night service.1982 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 3

12th International conference of gay and lesbian jews: welcoming shabbat.1990 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 4

Siddur.1993 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 5

Beth Jacob Congregation kabbalat shabbat.1994 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 6

Queer solstice shabbat.1994 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 7

Queer Minyan tu b'shevat shabbat.1995 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 8

Queer Minyan shabbat: memory and ritual.1995 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 9

Shabbat evening service, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 10

Lekhah dodi li-krat kalah, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 11

(Queer Minyan) siddur, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 12

Shabbat shalom, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 13

Kiddush for Friday night, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 14

Shabat shalom, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 15

Kabbalat shabbat, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 16

Shabat shalom, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 17

Siddur, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 17

Songs and prayers, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 18

A Taste of honey: siddur, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 20

[Queer Minyan] Invitation to the mothers, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

 

Subseries 2. Morning Prayers

Box 2, Folder 21

SF New Feminist Minyan draft service.1987 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 22

Queer Minyan shabbat service.1994 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 23

Queer Minyan.1995 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 24

Pardes Rimonim shabbat morning prayer book.1996 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 25

Queer Minyan.1998 Accession no. 2003-338

 

Subseries 3. Havdalah

Box 2, Folder 26

Celebrating the ancestors of many cultures.1993 Accession no. 2003-338

Box 2, Folder 27

Jewish Women's Caucus.1995 Accession no. 2003-338

 

Series 3. Life Cycle Events

Physical Description: 4 folders
 

Subseries 1. Naming Ceremony

Box 2, Folder 28

The naming of Shoshana.1992 Accession no. 2003-338

 

Subseries 2. Perpetual Engagement Siddur

Box 2, Folder 29

Siddur for Susie and Mano's perpetual engagement weekend, undated. Accession no. 2003-338

 

Subseries 3. Memorial Life Celebration

Box 2, Folder 30

Dov Ben Hayim.1994 Accession no. 2003-338

 

Subseries 4. Yahrzeit Ritual

Box 2, Folder 31

In memory of Shoshannah's father Stuart Kisber.1995 Accession no. 2003-338