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But Really, How Jewish IS Amy Winehouse?

There are different motivations behind this, of course. Both the ravenous press and Winehouse herself have joyfully portrayed her Jewish identity as a bizarre contrast with her bad girl image. The Jewish community, ever-eager to claim a celeb for the team, has managed to boast and sneer about her at the same time. Winehouse is the proud – and in many ways, welcome — antithesis of the “nice Jewish girl,” but since she does tend to identify with two out of the three elements of that little saying, both she and the media like to keep her options open.

The New Jew Food?

I’ve been doing a lot of cooking lately. In comparison to the stereotypical “I use my oven as an extra shoe closet” New Yorker, I’ve probably always cooked a lot… Read more »

Happy Anniversary

There’s lots to comment upon this week—especially as the primaries start stacking up (McCain in South Carolina say what?!)—but in honor of the 35th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, January… Read more »

The Winter Issue is Up!

Lilith’s Winter 2007-2008 issue is out, and we want to hear your thoughts! Please make sure you say what article you’re responding to, and leave your comments below. (If you’re… Read more »

Running Commentary

I was jogging in Jerusalem on Rehov Yaffo on Saturday night when I was harassed by a hasid. Well, I’m not sure if it was really harassment proper (by which… Read more »

Meeting of Minds

Last night I had the good fortune of attending a completely packed lecture at the 92nd Street Y called, “Hedonistic, Healthy, and Green: Can We Have it All?” Featuring Michael… Read more »

Election Madness

I had the amazing opportunity this weekend to spend my time with a group of friends. We declared ourselves officially off the clock. And what did we do? We talked… Read more »

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Shabbat shalom ✡️ Meditating tonight on "Elitreo in the Desert,” Chloe Sherman's favorite photograph from her book, "RENEGADES: San Francisco: the 1990s."

@chloedsherman talks to Lilith about her debut monograph and the intersections of being Jewish, queer, and an artist. Read the full 2023 interview by @alexabhulse—link in bio.

Shabbat shalom ✡️ Meditating tonight on "Elitreo in the Desert,” Chloe Sherman`s favorite photograph from her book, "RENEGADES: San Francisco: the 1990s."

@chloedsherman talks to Lilith about her debut monograph and the intersections of being Jewish, queer, and an artist. Read the full 2023 interview by @alexabhulse—link in bio.
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"There will never be anything but the words of others to tell you that he loved you, he was proud of you, so you just have to decide to believe it. It is the truth. Know now, there will never be that moment where he cries and strokes your hair and tells you that you are his princess and he loves you best and believes in you."

Read Kyla Kupferstein Torres' heart-wrenching (and award-winning) essay "Shiva"--linked in our bio.

"There will never be anything but the words of others to tell you that he loved you, he was proud of you, so you just have to decide to believe it. It is the truth. Know now, there will never be that moment where he cries and strokes your hair and tells you that you are his princess and he loves you best and believes in you."

Read Kyla Kupferstein Torres` heart-wrenching (and award-winning) essay "Shiva"--linked in our bio.
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blintz eaters...make some noise 🎉 #shavuot

blintz eaters...make some noise 🎉 #shavuot ...

revisiting a favorite from @katzcomics as we prepare for Shavuot’s arrival at sundown. Why do you love the Book of Ruth? Tell us in the comments!

revisiting a favorite from @katzcomics as we prepare for Shavuot’s arrival at sundown. Why do you love the Book of Ruth? Tell us in the comments! ...