We are in Casco Antiguo, the old, colonial quarter of Panama City where buildings date back as early as the 1600s. The D.J. at the end of the room has... Read more »
In August, the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York (JWFNY) explained its dramatic new policy: to award grants only to organizations offering their employees at least four weeks of paid... Read more »
Even when they’d made it into the room, female staffers were sometimes overlooked. So they banded together (shine theory!) and came up with a system to make sure they were... Read more »
Life lessons from the mythological Lilith. Betty Friedan on her feminine mystique & being Jewish. Those thorny Jewish women's organizations.
To celebrate Lilith’s 40th anniversary, we asked readers to suggest Jewish feminist items that carry special meaning. Check out the results. And tell us online: What Jewish feminist object would you nominate?
Ardent Pro-Israel Jew? Radical Anti-Zionist Jew? Politically and Culturally Apathetic Jew? Welcome to the identity fair.
In the Darkroom (Metropolitan Books, $32) by Susan Faludi, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, is a wide-ranging investigation of her Hungarian Jewish father’s life. This is an intelligent,... Read more »
One convert’s reflections on “choosing” to be part of the “chosen” people.
Looking for Lilith stories on forming families? Check out this compilation.
I grew up in a picture-postcard-perfect family. My six siblings and I lived in a nice, middle-class, largely Christian neighborhood in Ottawa, Canada. My lovely German mother wore her blue-black hair... Read more »
I never could have imagined a commitment ceremony for me and my partner, or dreamt that our parents would willingly and lovingly host a magnificent celebration for 165 relatives and... Read more »