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In this issue: Passover celebrations from some unusual perspectives, including Skyping the seder and a remarkable new ritual for adoptive mothers and adopted daughters. The challenges in obtaining abortions in Israel, where pronatalism trumps controlling out own bodies. Naming ourselves three ways—as hyphenate, as grandma, as Jew.  Feminist photographers take New York in the 1930s, 40s and 50s.

Abortion in Israel

by Elana Maryles Sztokman and L. Ariella Zeller

Lilith reporters demonstrate how a society’s pro-natalist assumptions undercut women’s control over their own bodies. They spotlight the ways anti-abortion forces akin to those in America are trying to win hearts and minds in the Holy Land.

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Father and Sons

poetry by Eve Lyons

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Stronghold

fiction by Naama Goldstein

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The Radical Camera

by Rebecca Shaykin

From the 1930s to the 1950s, a New York camera club unlike any other welcomed women photojournalists who challenged and changed an artform. (Available only in print.)

Passover, Kaleidoscopically

by Rabbi Susan Schnur

Meditating on the past, future and eternal present, women open the door.

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Naming the Matriarchy

What we call ourselves when we’re hyphenates, when we’re grandmothers, when we’re Jews.

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Under-the-Neath

by Alisha Kaplan

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