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Behold Feminine Power!

“Activate: A New York Woman’s Perspective,” now at he Heller Museum at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, explores multifaceted expressions of feminine power amidst complex and fraught socio-political dynamics tied to bodies and heritage, intimacy and otherness, sex and religion.

Jessica Keener’s Night Swim, A Decade Later

A new anniversary edition of Night Swim gives us a chance to reexamine our conversations about antisemitism, reproductive rights, and care work– ten years later. 

What Tahara Can Teach Us

During a Tahara, the Jewish ritual for sanctifying a body after death, we wash the body in a continuous stream of water, we engage in spacious silence, and we recite words which affirm the inherent goodness of every soul, every life an entire world.

Bring Them Home

We are three weeks into the most threatening time I have lived through as a Jew.

Be a part of the story

"I quietly tell the surprised twentysomething counselor that, yes, I still have my period. Excused from swimming, from sports, from just about everything, I escape into reading until time for lunch. Occasionally I feel better and join a volleyball or kickball game. Mostly I sit with my books wishing for an end to this seemingly endless summer."

A favorite essay of ours from Karen S. Bloom and our spring 2021 issue, linked in our bio 🩸 

https://buff.ly/3VQAoaL

"I quietly tell the surprised twentysomething counselor that, yes, I still have my period. Excused from swimming, from sports, from just about everything, I escape into reading until time for lunch. Occasionally I feel better and join a volleyball or kickball game. Mostly I sit with my books wishing for an end to this seemingly endless summer."

A favorite essay of ours from Karen S. Bloom and our spring 2021 issue, linked in our bio 🩸

https://buff.ly/3VQAoaL
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Dr. Ruth Westheimer z”l and her dollhouse photographed by @joanrothphotography for Lilith in 2017. Links in stories.

Dr. Ruth Westheimer z”l and her dollhouse photographed by @joanrothphotography for Lilith in 2017. Links in stories. ...

May her memory be for a 🌶️ blessing.

May her memory be for a 🌶️ blessing. ...

Shabbat art from our archives: "Look" by Sara Benninga, accompanying Ashley P. Taylor's essay "Being Chana" from our spring 2022 issue ❤️

Shabbat art from our archives: "Look" by Sara Benninga, accompanying Ashley P. Taylor`s essay "Being Chana" from our spring 2022 issue ❤️ ...

Have you ever wrapped tefillin? 

Read Elana Rebitzer's classic Lilith piece about egalitarianism in practice, linked in our bio. 💪 

"I’ve started to make peace with the fact that, in my time at camp, I will likely not succeed in creating the tefillin revolution of my dreams. But last summer I did have a few campers and staff come up to me and tell me that our group-wide conversations encouraged them to think in ways they hadn’t before about their own connection to these rituals."

Have you ever wrapped tefillin?

Read Elana Rebitzer`s classic Lilith piece about egalitarianism in practice, linked in our bio. 💪

"I’ve started to make peace with the fact that, in my time at camp, I will likely not succeed in creating the tefillin revolution of my dreams. But last summer I did have a few campers and staff come up to me and tell me that our group-wide conversations encouraged them to think in ways they hadn’t before about their own connection to these rituals."
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