Conversion sticks, according to a Viking Jewess. Saying Kaddish for bad parents. What’s different about sex in the Promised Land? Adopting at the Ethiopian orphanage. Greeting Syrian refugees in Vienna. Can a “No Body Talk” policy diminish girls’ self-hatred? What feminism gives to transgender Jews. Lilith’s fiction contest winner.
Feminist therapists are now studying what goes on in the bedrooms of Jerusalem. Why? To improve the sex lives of Israeli women.
Debra Nussbaum Cohen
Have you ever asked — or answered — the question “Do I look fat in this”? A Jewish summer camp makes “no body talk” part of its mission.
Volunteering in Vienna, Elliott remembers her own family’s flight and displacement from this very place. So why is she driven to return?
By teaching the Jewish world to think about gender, Jewish feminists laid the groundwork for today’s inclusion of transgender Jews.
About to meet the baby who will become her son, her fears rise: Will I recognize him from his pictures? Am I a racist? Will he know I’m a fraud? And she moves through the holy work of adoption nonetheless.
a short story by Rachel Hall
Winner of our fiction contest.
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