Ode to the New Year’s Tree

When Soviet Jews emigrated to the US, they were often criticized by American Jews for putting up New Year’s Trees. It still happens. And needs to stop. 

Muslims form a protective circle around Jews praying at a synagogue in Oslo, Norway, 2015.

Not Alone: “Righteous Gentiles” Protected Me at Charlottesville

It’s time to recommit to the holy work of standing courageously with those who feel “other.”


#MeToo: The Saga of Bilhah, Zilpah, Hagar, and the List Goes On…

What happened to our matriarchs who were sexually appropriated as egg donors and surrogate mothers?

daughters of the air

A Conversation With Anca L. Szilagyi

Szilagyi speaks with Lilith’s fiction editor Yona Zeldis McDonough about Argentina’s Dirty War, its connection to the Holocaust, and her ongoing romance with food. 

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The Hanukkah Fire, 1992

One home video turns into a Hanukkah exploration of family—in cartoon form.

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A recorded conversation with Joy Ladin at Washington's DCJCC. She's wonderfully instructive, sometimes in deeply poignant ways; listen carefully here when she describes, among other things, the plight of transgender teens and their very basic need for shelter. 

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