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Using sperm from a man you know? Here’s how other women decided. Intrepid Israeli mom checks out the army for her daughter. Meet Linda McCartney: Jewish, and just as cool as Yoko. Leah Lax moves into—and out of—Lubavitch life. Women in Big Real Estate crack that steel ceiling. Coveting thy neighbor’s food.

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Sweet Charity

Michele Merens

A short story 

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The Courtship of the Known Donor

Ilana Kramer

With borrowed sperm, creating a modern family

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Acharai! [Follow Me!]

Judy Labensohn

A mother's day in the Israeli army

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Real Estate Wasn’t Genteel for Daughters

Alice Sparberg Alexiou

"I don't compete with the big boys."

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One Woman’s Resumé

Leah Lax

Age 5: Can shake out enough pills for Mama

Age 18: Can say yes to a man I don't know

Age 34: Can understand that this 8th pregnancy will kill me

Age 45: Can kayak over rapids, grateful to have survived my stupidity

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Linda McCartney, Another Tough Woman

Nell Beram

Jewish, and just as cool as Yoko

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Strange Comfort

Carol Dine, as told to Susan Schnur

Turning to Holocaust art for survival of a different kind

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Excuse Me: Coveting Thy Neighbor’s Food

Liana Finck

A response to tiny maddening things

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