Selections from Israel's Feminist Magazine
An author who only recently discovered that her own parents were Jews illuminates how terrifying it can be to expose what has been hidden, and how tempting it is to let sleeping secrets lie.
A psychotherapist offers a fascinating new take on the challenges to Jewish girls' bodies.
What the Jewish community often is when it comes to teenage girls
Meanwhile, a liberal New York Jewish suburb grappled with black maids and racial integration.
Women in the civil rights movement integrated bus terminals, taught in Freedom Schools, registered black voters and served time in Southern jails. Now they talk frankly about the danger, their mothers’ reactions, and what in their Jewish consciousness propelled them.
In an article by Barbara Swirsky, the author points out that the ideal welfare state guarantees all citizens basic standards of income, nutrition, health, housing and education—as a political right, not... Read more »