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In this issue: What’s this boy crisis? Lilith spotlights men with radical thoughts on gender and Judaism. Celebrating differently through the whole calendar cycle.  

poetry by Yiskah Rosenfeld

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fiction by Zeeva Bukai

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Tishre

poetry by Yiskah Rosenfeld

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Whenever I Am Hungry

poetry by Judy Neri

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Why Feminism is a Model for Jewish Men Now

guest editor Sarah Blustain

Guest editor Sarah Blustain spotlights men who are incubating some pretty radical thoughts on gender and Judaism: Rabbis Steven Greenberg and Jeremy Kalmanofsky and writers Jay Michaelson and Paul Zakrzewski, Melanie Weiss’s shorthistory of the “boy crisis,” and Sally Gottesman on how to pull boys back to Judaism.

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Celebrating

by Elizabeth S. Bennett

Look again at how we’re marking the passages in our lives, from publishing a new book to hilarious seder homework, from wedding seriousness to birthday frolicking. Not to get all Martha Stewart on you, but this is definitely the moment to do things differently.

“The Tighter I Held On, the Better He Wrote”

Bel Kaufman

The author of Up the Down Staircase captures her very special grandfather on the 150th anniversary of his birth; he was that entrancing weaver of Yiddish tales, Sholom Aleichem, whose stories about daughters and parents became “Fiddler of the Roof.”

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Grasping For The Remote

by Deborah Adelman

In 1968, when none of the news was good, her grandmother tried to protect her.

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