The Talmud and “Female Viagra”

What would the Talmud say about a drug that can help a woman “want” as she navigates the complexity of her life, a drug that supports her effort to find the enjoyment in sex again?

How Rainbow Jews Threaten a Black and White Haredi Worldview

The intersection of queer identity and religious identity is a danger zone for haredi homophobes. Why?


Forgotten Things

A Tisha B’Av poem

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The Call of Shattered Glass

A Tisha B’Av poem

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18-Year-Old Basel Yazouri's Photographs of Operation Protective Edge in Gaza http://t.co/G3A43WMvvP


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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