Dr. Marla Brettschneider is Professor of Political Philosophy with a joint appointment in the Political Science and Women’s Studies at the University of New Hampshire where she serves as Coordinator of Women’s Studies. Brettschneider is the author of the New Jewish Feminism and Intersectionality and has published award winning books such as The Family Flamboyant: Race Politics, Queer Families, Jewish Lives and The Narrow Bridge: Jewish Views on Multiculturalism with a forward by Cornel West. Her earlier works include Cornerstones of Peace: Jewish Identity Politics and Democratic Theory and Democratic Theorizing From the Margins. She earned her Ph.D. in Political Philosophy from New York University.2015 1-4955-0348-8
This work is an exploration of Jewishness, Judaism, Jewish texts, and the history of the Jewish people as it relates to the millions of people in
sub-Saharan Africa. It analyzes the phenomenon of Jewish connectedness using a wide-range of conflicting and religious discourses to bring a fresh perspective to this complex paradigm.