Karen Skinazi on bike

Following Our Cycling Foremother: Spinning Fiction on Two Wheels

As soon as I’m on my bike, however, the tension begins to dissolve. My surroundings dissolve too, in cinematic fashion.

"A dollhouse is not just a toy, it represents wishes," says Dr. Ruth. Photo by Chris Chrisman

Dr. Ruth Has a Dollhouse, Too.

Through diaries, dollhouses and letters, Dr. Ruth and the children she knew dealt with their trauma in every way they could.

Coloring artwork in preparation for ceremonies to protect the water from pipeline construction.

A Victory at Standing Rock, But It’s Not Over Yet

Should we celebrate this important turn of events in the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota and simply go home? Not so fast! 

Holocaust Survivor Helena Weinrauch on Trauma and the Joy of Dancing

When Helena Weinrauch was 88 years old, she found a promotional flyer from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in her mailbox. The leaflet promised a free lesson followed by a party.

Adrianne Greenbaum with Rzerzow group,  Dubiecko, 2010,  funded in part by a Mt. Holyoke grant.

Two Women Team Up to Revitalize Music from a Polish Shtetl

“Farewell to the Homeland Poyln,” a CD of long-lost family music, makes the past present 

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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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