Spring 1993

An Ethiopian Jewish woman’s rigorous journey to Israel. How summer camp shapes both Jewish and feminist identity. A Jew and a gentile are reunited at a class reunion.

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A flickering in the kitchen. Of course. What else did I expect? Closed my eyes; must have slept. Then—something. (Nothing.) Something Like a ghostly telephone rrringing in my head as... Read more »



Havdalah, the ritual moment when one says farewell to Sabbath and faces the week ahead, provides the theme and the symbols for helping a woman friend get through her divorce.

Identity Politics at Summer Camp


For campers, some questions to ask; for counselors, some terrific feminist programs and resources; for parents, a checklist of what you really need to bring on visiting day.

How Our Mothers Nursed Us: The Children of Holocaust Survivors Revisit Their Infancy


Adult children of Holocaust survivors talk about their yearning for intimacy in an unusual therapy group.

Gentiles & Jews at the Hop


A reunion retrospective

Out of Africa


Kessaye Tevajieh is a thirty-year-old Ethiopian woman who in 1984 walked from her home in Addis Ababa to the Sudan, with her husband, Addis, to begin their journey to Israel... Read more »



Surviving Incest I want to thank LILITH for the articles on incest in Holocaust families [Winter ’93]. I was interested in the writer’s feeling that her father’s abuse may have been... Read more »

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