Summer 2023

Season of heat and heartache.

Bunks, books and bad actors…

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In This Issue

Lilith Feature

Unsung Heroines Dept.

How an American nonprofit worker facilitated the immigration of Ethiopian Jews to Israel

Lilith Feature

Camp Goes to School

Lilith Feature

Finding Solace in an Unlikely Spot

Lilith Feature


How to Say Goodbye

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A First Date for my Mom is a Second Chance for Us Both


This date with Arthur wasn’t just my mother’s second chance to be adored. It was mine, too.

Jewish & Feminist in Lubbock, Texas


A Long Island Jewish girl moves to Texas.

“I don’t want you to be afraid of me.”


Mentor, tormentor.

The Youth Group Trip


"She wasn’t worth degrading or being noticed, which is practically the same thing." Short fiction excerpt by Erin Meagan Schwartz.

Why I Wrote the Book: Birth Control


Our broken birth system.

More Summer Reading Picks from Lilith


From tumultuous family sagas to thrillers to cheeky romance, here’s some of the books we’re carrying in our Lilith tote bags this summer.

Portraits in Charcoal


Searching drawings document the Ethiopian experience in Israel.

Savor-ing Sephardic Culture


A new venture fuses food and music.

Poem: Jewlia Eisenberg


A love letter to the brazen, bosomy, bodacious yodels of Jewlia Eisenberg.

Fiction: Ours


You are certain that the moment she is close enough to feel your skin, to smell the absence of birth hormones in your sweat, she’ll know—you’re an imposter.

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