What happens next in our political moment – three authors reflect on PTSD, Purim and peace marches. Democratizing Talmud – two different approaches. On sharing (or not sharing) your abortion story. Why one high tech feminist exec gave it all up to explore her roots. An unexpected low-touch parenting manifesto. And explorations of the pain and pleasure in family.
She pieces together the fragmented stories of her Holocaust-survivor parents by cataloguing their tender habits of preservation. Everything —including the carpeting—falls under Sky’s careful scrutiny.
Tammy A. Hepps
A tech exec, Hepps becomes obsessed with musty paper archives in a small Pennsylvania town. Though a feisty feminist, clues to women’s lives elude her. Why?
Her parents disparaged everything about her that they construed as Jewish, so Fieldsteel was stuffed, starved and shamed. Now in her 70s, she tells what helped.
In 1915, Mason’s Bukharian mother was forced from Jerusalem by the Ottoman rulers. Three generations recall the fragrant recipes of this history, and its tremors.
A millennial mother puts forth the radical idea that parents are people, worthy of a life away from their progeny. Bonus: better for the kids, too. Check out her four-point manifesto.
Everyone stays in character.
A poem by Ellen Steinbaum
Ilene Raymond Rush
A short story by Ilene Raymond Rush.
An Equation We Can Get Behind
“Birthright stole my kids’ future”
Should You Talk About Your Abortion?
Why Climate Change Is Our Issue
“Because Jewish feminism shouldn’t be only for white girls.”
A Jewish Therapist Asks
Advice from Italy
Their Poultry Is Kosher. Shouldn’t Their Labor Practices Be?
Freelancing Isn’t Free!
You’re the Chief Procurement Officer of Your Life
After the Revolution, Who’s Going to Pick Up the Garbage?