A Pledge of sweet partnering
A 26-year-old rabbinical student faces the facts. She's young. She's inexperienced. She can't figure out how to dress the part. But she's gotta be the Rabbi (that's with a capital "R") anyway.
Arthur Hertzberg’s memories are a fascinating read. During his 80 years in America he grows from a very poor son of immigrants in Baltimore to become a Conservative rabbi, a... Read more »
For Balfour Brickner, gardening is a serious avocation. His gardening provides the metaphoric trellis work on which to develop his convictions on philosophical and social issues. Particularly in the garden,... Read more »
That the 21st century has brought increased disdain for things Jewish is a disturbing fact, and Chesler’s latest book systematically catalogs a nauseating array of hate crimes throughout the world. Chesler... Read more »
Most Jewish women in the United States have come a long way from the screened-off balconies that were standard features of traditional synagogues. Chronicling the growing participation of women in American synagogue... Read more »
Self-help instructions to stifle rage, terror and sadness deny us the chance to survive these feelings robustly. A psychotherapist hints at what we can garner from the gloom.
When we recite the Yizkor memorial service, we’re really paying attention to our own tiny, ephemeral moment in history.
Winner of Lilith's fiction contest.
Five Dramatically Divergent Directions
Roth’s peripatetic camera invited us to share the fun of the seventy-, eighty-, and ninety-something women gathering in Miami for the last days of the Lido spa.
Scientist Esther Braun Sparberg on sexism in science, 50 years after Rosalind Franklin helped discover DNA.
A year ago, singer Elizabeth Schwartz was booked with her klezmer band. Hot Pstromi, for a gig at the Eldridge Street Synagogue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Then organizers realized that she... Read more »