What her disability means to a twenty-something Jew. Should the Jewish community fund fertility? Teaching gunhate to grandsons. A Moroccan Sephardi polyglot chooses which language to live in. What happens when your best friend dies? How to dress and undress a Torah. So hard to talk to your daughter about God. When the civil rights ethos lived in a branch library.
Called up to the synagogue bimah to put the cover back on the Torah, she receives — unanticipated — her flash of illumination.
A believing young daughter sweetly confounds her mom. Why is it so tough when adult Jews encounter the “verticality principle”?
Fighting against the physical constraints she was born with, and the isolation they imposed upon her, Belasco reports, from the other side of a chasm, on how she came back to life.
Fertility challenges incur huge costs — emotional, financial and communal. But a BirthRATE program could finance Jewish babies faster than free Birthright trips to Israel. Plus…Elliot Jager on being male and childless.
When Elizabeth Swados died this winter, Rapoport was confronted with her insufficient ritual resources for mourning.
An artist’s manifesto for protecting her grandsons.
Roiled by her culture's hidden messages of colonialism, patriotism, alienation and intimacy, a Moroccan Jew comes to terms — in Connecticut.
How the neighborhood’s civil rights ethos was lived out in a branch library.
a short story by Alisa Ungar-Sargon
Poetry by Jane Shore
Poetry by Jean Nordhaus
Changing How Jews Pray at the Wall
Dolls with Disabilities
Egyptian Citizenship Rescinded
Believe It or Not! First Woman Editor Heads Hadassah Magazine
Realistic and Unapologetic, the Zaftig Mamas of Syd Hoff
Out in the Open, a New Home for New York’s LGBT Shul
High School Hijacks Menstruation Taboos
Who Invented the Doula?
Beyond All That White Lace
Yes She Can
It Ain’t Exactly “Broad City”
Policing Women’s Sex Lives is Nothing New