It began predictably enough: the first gray threads I found in my hair when I hit my thirties.
Every year, on the morning of Passover, I must ask myself, “How can I strive to be one of the midwives?”
We’re all in one big matzo…
I grew up in a synagogue with a mechitza, and I never thought much about this gender segregation until my first semester in college.
A Jewish woman collaborates on a book with a Muslim man? Sounds like the start of a joke—except that it’s anything but.
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.