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Kait Ziegler of the Poor People’s Campaign

And it is truly intersectional. As a feminist, as a woman, and as a queer person of color, the campaign offers me and others like me an analysis that pushes against the distorted narratives we’ve been fed about the inevitability of poverty.

Talking Migration and Beauty with Jewelry Designer Nora Kogan

“I was so used to describing myself as a Russian. I equated being Russian with being Soviet. I discounted both my Jewish and Ukrainian identities. Why? Because I was brainwashed when I was a child. But in fact, I am not Russian. I am Jewish, Ukrainian and Australian.”

Fiction: Vocabulary for Fruit

“I wanted to tell her about the look on my father’s face when I refused to accompany him to the Kol Nidre service…”

This Will Be Funny Later: Jenny Pentland on Fame’s Glare

You might not know who Jenny Pentland is, but if you read her new book, This Will Be Funny Later (Harper, $27.99), you’ll want to; the hilarious memoir, by turns scorching and poignant, reveals what’s like to have one of America’s funniest comedians—Roseanne Barr—for a mother. 

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There are no women in leadership positions at the negotiating table between Israelis, Palestinians, or any of the other involved nations. How would things look different if there were? Share in the comments.

There are no women in leadership positions at the negotiating table between Israelis, Palestinians, or any of the other involved nations. How would things look different if there were? Share in the comments. ...

When we witness videos and images of unrelenting violence against Palestinians and the torment of the hostages still held prisoner in Gaza, this core Jewish and feminist value of the sanctity of every human life can slip from our consciousness, replaced by grief, anger, feelings of helplessness.

May our despair and horror help us remember the importance of life. Without life, all the political posturing in the world is worth nothing.

When we witness videos and images of unrelenting violence against Palestinians and the torment of the hostages still held prisoner in Gaza, this core Jewish and feminist value of the sanctity of every human life can slip from our consciousness, replaced by grief, anger, feelings of helplessness.

May our despair and horror help us remember the importance of life. Without life, all the political posturing in the world is worth nothing.
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"One of my earliest spatial memories is of navigating the crowd at an Oneg Shabbat. When you’re really small you can dart around people to get to the cookies!” 

In Lilith's Summer 2022 issue, @juliaquinnauthor spoke to @sarahmseltzer about her unapologetic love for romance novels, sexism in media coverage—and how everyone could use a slice of happily ever after.

Read it now at Lilith.org

"One of my earliest spatial memories is of navigating the crowd at an Oneg Shabbat. When you’re really small you can dart around people to get to the cookies!”

In Lilith`s Summer 2022 issue, @juliaquinnauthor spoke to @sarahmseltzer about her unapologetic love for romance novels, sexism in media coverage—and how everyone could use a slice of happily ever after.

Read it now at Lilith.org
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shabbat shalom (but in pink)

shabbat shalom (but in pink) ...