Marlene Gerber Fried

“No One Working for Social Justice Should Expect Their Opponents to Just Go Away”

Reproductive justice activist Marlene Gerber Fried talks small victories, ideological shifts, and the next generation of activist scholars. 

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Why Does Ayelet Tsabari Hesitate Over the Term Arab-Jew?

Tsabari on The Best Place on Earth’s recent release in the U.S., Mizrahi identity, and writing this novel in her second language.

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Why Hasn’t This Aspect of the Holocaust Been Explored in Fiction?

Kim Brooks, author of “The Houseguest,” finds it interesting that Americans have done so little literary exploration of our passivity.

Sharon Goldman

A Journey Through Song: How I Found My Kol Isha

“I could not have imagined this 23 years ago, when I was an intern at Lilith and about to get married to a man who had attended my Modern Orthodox yeshiva high school on Long Island.”

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Yiddish Classics into English

Here’s a switch! Instead of translating Shakespeare, etc., into Yiddish, Taytsh, the Yiddish Book Center’s site for Yiddish-to-English translators, wants to help translate the treasures of Yiddish literature into English for a new generation of readers. Learn more at taytsh.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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