BODY POLITIC Women in Black, the informal movement of women who stand vigil throughout Israel every Friday from I -2 pm to protest the Occupation and attendant violence, publishes a newsletter,... Read more »
Barry W. Hollz has done readers a great service with The Schocken Guide To Jewish Books: Where To Start Reading About Jewish History, Literature, Culture And Religion (Schocken, 1992. $25.00).... Read more »
A short search for our mothers in ourselves, with surprising findings.
Leaning against the window when World War II ended, a febrile Jewish girl sees her family warring just as the country finds peace.
A behind-the-scenes look at election-year politics in Israel and the United States—-with some great quotes you didn’t hear on CNN plus a listing of where to invest your political dollars.
Two women marry one another and in the process, surprisingly, create many reconciliations in their families by sowing healing, joy and empathy all around.
Holocaust scholar Eliach shares her family’s cache of photos, soon to be installed in a major exhibit. Her mother and grandmother were both professional photographers; without knowing it they documented daily life in a world that is no more.
Cast aside all that book-learnin’! Here’s a fantasy to help us imagine what it would be like to encounter the Shekhina—the feminine, nurturing aspects of God—in all the little rooms of our lives.