susan c. dessel

Two of susan c. dessel’s drawings “A BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 Nos. 5 & 6 of 8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)” graced the cover of Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol 12, No 2 (Dated 2015, posted Dec. 23, 2016).

Martha Gruening (1889-1937): suffragist, journalist, lawyer, civil rights activist, embodies the journal’s “ultimate aim [is] to promote the reconceptualization of the study of Judaism, by acknowledging and incorporating the roles played by women. WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL is an academic, refereed journal published exclusively on the Internet, and devoted to scholarly debate on gender-related issues in Judaism.” (

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