White Walls: A Memoir About Motherhood, Daughterhood, and the Mess in Between by Judy Batalion (NAL, $16) is reminiscent of those nested Russian dolls. First there is Bubbie, Batalion’s maternal... Read more »
One twenty-something's disability journey. Should the Jewish community fund fertility? Teaching gunhate to grandsons. A Sephardi polyglot chooses a language. When a woman friend dies. Hard to talk to your daughter about God. Can a feminist love a library?Table of contents Get the issue
In spring 1984, Ted Solotaroff invited me to La Mama, the downtown experimental theater in New York City, to see a performance by one of his authors. Ted was an... Read more »
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, the 43-year-old synagogue for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jews in New York, now has its first permanent home, open in April, with some extraordinary features.... Read more »
Once, the rabbi of the Reconstructionist shul where I grew up told me of a discussion he’d had with other rabbis about the second blessing of the Amidah prayer, “Blessed... Read more »
I love that Jewish women abound in the artwork of children’s book author and cartoonist Syd Hoff (1912–2004). I was a fan of his classic “I Can Read” books in... Read more »
After 68 years of executive editors in more than a century of publication, the flagship magazine of America’s largest women’s volunteer organization and largest American Jewish organization finally has a female executive... Read more »
Remember wanting a doll that looked just like you? Children with visible disabilities, including kids who wear hearing aids, use wheelchairs, or have had amputations, haven’t had that option — until now.