Catching on About

Power and Politics

Lilith’s editors have often been viewed as troublemakers. Why did we need to be so nasty about the sexism in Jewish organizations? Aren’t there more serious problems? And why so critical of Jewish women’s organizations, especially in the 1970s when hardly any were willing to take a stand on reproductive rights, or the ERA? Jewish women have become bolder in the decades that Lilith has been making trouble. Now Jewish women’s organizations lead the charge tor equal rights, work to end abuse, fund women’s health initiatives, clamor for what feels, just, fair, belated. And women have created new Jewish entities focusing on feminist scholarship, social action, Israel.

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Celebrating Lilith Magazine

The articles in this special section:

Amplifying Unheard Voices

When Others Turn a Deaf Ear

Our Bodies/Ourselves

Pride, Pain, Prejudice

Uncovering the Darker Stories

Taking Risks to Report the Truth

Rethinking Our Relationships

Empathy, Sexuality, Community

Reclaiming Our Reputation

Too Smart, Too Strong, Too Sexy, Too Loud

Catching on About

Power and Politics