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Spring 2012

Access to Many Worlds

by Chana Widawski

When Bernice Farr shares her family’s story, her kvelling could rival the jubilation at any book club, mah jongg game or senior center full of bubbies and savtas. Farr lights up with pride as she conveys her family’s rich identity. …

Fall 2012

Returning to the Garden

by Chana Widawski

Outside New York, Toronto and Baltimore, Jews are farming in communities that merge ecology and social justice. Plus Alisha Kaplan on why her mom bought the farm — literally; and Lincoln Schnur Fishman on getting an ethical lunch.

Spring 2012

Green? or Greeneh?

by Chana Widawski

In her immigrant family, a 30-something daughter learned to love saving, salvage and celebration.

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Fall 2013

A Lady and Her Bicycle

by Chana Widawski

In which our heroine discovers an 1890s Jewish cycle star.

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Spring 2015

An Ode to Plastic Bags

Chana Widawski

Here I am, across the world, in Siem Reap, Cambodia, sitting on the floor, stapler in hand, sharing smiles with women from a local shelter, entranced by the 100,000 hand-cut sheets of recycled plastic bags fluttering all around us. We …

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Green? Or Greeneh? Some Earth Week Reflections

by Chana Widawski

I’m not only green. I’m greeneh.

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Green? Or Greeneh?

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As Earth Day rolls in this week, I’ll enjoy the extra attention devoted to the Earth and our environment. Likewise, each April we mark Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, timed to commemorate the active organizing and resistance of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

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A Lady and Her Bicycle

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In which our heroine discovers an 1890s Jewish cycle star.

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Happy Canada Day!

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In honor of Canada Day, here's an assortment of Lilith articles with Canadian content. 

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Following Our Cycling Foremother: Spinning Fiction on Two Wheels

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

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