Author: Guest Blogger

Fiction: Dayan

God has quieted the wind, the moon is shining a path to the desert. 

Becoming The Dybbuk

Dybbuks, rewriting Yiddish plays, and queerness… oh my!

Orthodox Judaism and the F Word

While women should excel in the classroom and the boardroom, they should ultimately succumb to their feminine natures and center their lives on the home. 

Priced Out of Participation

The main concern of the Jewish women educators and professionals who attended was how, on the salary they were paid and the hours that they worked, they could afford child care, religious school, camp and synagogue membership.

What’s a Friend to Do?

Light up a cigarette. Or, better yet, have some charming, young male student acolyte do it for you.

My Writing Roots in Porn Lit

I pored over the want ads in the Village Voice. Telemarketer? Nurse’s aide? Nothing clicked until I read this one:


A Conversation with Alix Kates Shulman

Alix Kates Shulman has been a passionate feminist voice for over 40 years, bringing to light questions of marital parity and other front-line issues of women's rights in her memoirs and other nonfiction.