Where a Feminist Can Welcome the New Year

Lilith has assembled for you a batch of feminist opportunities to spend the Days of Awe from the Bay Area to the mountains of Georgia. 

A Divorcing Catholic Discovers Tashlikh

This challah felt different, with more edges and crust, sharp bits that bit into my palm like the pieces of glass that felt lodged in my lungs whenever I thought about leaving my marriage. I tore the bread into little pieces, lots and lots of pieces, for all the things I needed to surrender.

Who by Chicken?

It’s always the chicken, she will say. Chicken can kill you.

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Rediscovering Jewish Roots in Poland through Coca-Cola

The six degrees of separation is usually only two or three when it comes to Jews. Poland ended up being a perfect example when I attended a “Seminar on Wheels” for Jewish professionals with the Taube Center for the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland.

History on Trial: The Docudrama

This film, in which Rachel Weisz stars, is based on Lipstadt’s 2005 book History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier (2005). Its screenplay, written by David Hare, may be indicative of a new 21st-century era of Holocaust film tackling a fundamental question we haven’t needed to ask in quite this way until now: How do we know what we know? 

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Current Events

Lilith’s roundup of upcoming events for your autumn fun and edification. Jewish feminist folk songs, an augmented reality art exhibit and lots more. Know of an awesome Jewish feminist event you aren’t seeing? Submit your suggestion​ to info@lilith.org.

 

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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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