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In this issue: Women reclaim Purim. (After reading this landmark section, you will never see a hamantasch the same way again!) How to celebrate Holy Body Day. Shlomo Carlebach’s paradoxical legacy to women: religious inclusivity alongside sexual misconduct.  Pre-war German by Gertrud Kolmar.  Who will say Kaddish?

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Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach’s Shadow Side

by Sarah Blustain

He preached the lessons of unconditional love, and his music was adored world-wide. But what was his legacy to women?

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Husband And Wife

poetry by Rebekah Edwards

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Passover

poetry by Thilde Fox

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Retrieving Gertrud Kolmar

by Yona Zeldis McDonough

Published in English for the first time, two novels of pre-war Germany reflect their author’s tormented life of anti-Semitism, troubled motherhood, and a brooding sexuality.

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Surviving Love

fiction by Susan Thaler

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Who will be her Kaddish’l?

by Susan Alport Drazen

The Way We Are

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