Fall 1993

Jewish women answer the calls of paganism, witchcraft and pre-Judaic female symbols. Lilith discusses Palestinian women working for peace. Feminist philanthropists put tzedakah where their personal politics are.

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A taste of another world



Lot’s daughter tells her autobiographical tale of Sodom—-one that is clarifying, frightening and courageous.

Transmitting the Heritage


A bowl of oil, specials foods, and ancient rites. In present-day Istanbul and Izmir, women from Sephardi families still honor their past.

Palestinian Women at the Crossroads of Mideast Peace


After last season’s historic handshake, and press coverage of Middle Eastern men, Lilith asks: Who are the Palestinian women working for peace? What are their hopes?

Feminist Philanthropy


All charitable giving intends to change the world. But the female philanthropists profiled here really want to shake things up, and they’re putting their tzedakah right where their personal politics are.

When the Goddess Calls


As Jews we’ve been taught to shun paganism, amulets, and "false" gods. But what about the pull of goddess imagery, witches, and pre-Judaic earth-centered female symbols that call to such women as Margo Adler, Starhawk and ...maybe you?

Readers Respond


GUYANESE COURAGE Reading Red Diaper Daughter (Summer 1992) reminded me of Janet Rosenberg Jagan, the American-born wife of the first Prime Minister of Guyana, where I was born. As Janet... Read more »

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