Further Reading: Disability Writing Through a Jewish Feminist Lens

From accessible city-building to inclusive community-building for kids, here are a few of Lilith’s book picks that feature disability writing through a Jewish feminist lens.

Accessible America—A History of Disability and Design
by Bess Williamson (NYU Press, 2019)

The Architecture of Disability—Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes Beyond Access
by David Gissen (University of Minnesota Press, 2023)

Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist
by Judy Heumann and Kristen Joiner (Beacon Press, 2020)

Golem Girl: A Memoir
by Riva Lehrer (One World, 2021)

Good Kings Bad Kings: A Novel
by Susan Nussbaum (Algonquin Books, 2013)

Static Palace
by Leora Fridman (Punctum Books, 2023)

Train Go Sorry: Inside a Deaf World
by Leah Hager Cohen (Vintage Books, 1995)


We Move Together
by Kelly Fritsch and Anne McGuire; illustrated by Eduardo Trejos (AK Press, 2021)

Every Body: A First Conversation About Bodies
by Megan Madison and Jessica Ralli; illustrated by Tequitia Andrews (Rise X Penguin Workshop, 2023)