Link Roundup: High Holidays Edition
Welcome to this week’s installment of Lilith’s Link Roundup. Each week we post Jewish and feminist highlights from around the web. If there’s anything you want to be sure we know about, email us or leave a message in the comments section below.
Writer Ann Brenoff shared why an article in Lilith inspired her to collect trash on her wedding day. [Huffington Post]
In honor of the High Holidays, Dr. Sharon Ufberg commented on why the holidays mean extra work from women, adding that “while the burden is great, the blessings and joy of the cultural connection to ones’ roots and the pride of heritage keep Jewish women… willing to continue to bring the family together to celebrate and remember, year after year.” [Huffington Post]
Chanel Dubofsky encouraged women to be less apologetic this holiday season, especially when it comes to their beliefs about reproductive health. [Jewesses With Attitude]
In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness month, Jewish Women International created a special Misheberach prayer for victims of domestic abuse. [The Jewish Chronicle]
Women around the world rejoiced after it was announced that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize would be awarded to three women — Tawakkol Karman, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and Leymah Gbowee — for their “non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” [Washington Post]