Tackling Questions of Orthodox Feminism

April 30, 2005 |

Seven Blessings
By Ruchama King
St. Martin’s Press. 256 pages. $23.95.

The Orthodox women at the center of Ruchama King’s first novel are hot and bothered. And not just because of their underwear, although the book does reveal that “underneath black, dour Hasidic clothing lurked a pack of slinky sex kittens.” (pdf…)