PUBLICATIONS Before Golda: Manya Shochat, a biography written by Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi, with an introduction by Marie Syrkin, was recently published by Biblio Press. Shochat, born in 1879, was a... Read more »
The secret cupboards and crannies—-and the secret habits—-that exert their magical pull on every visit.
When a feminist psychotherapist faces her own Jewish identity as she treats Jewish patients.
More than twenty years of occupation and a year of the uprising in Israel have helped the women of the West Bank shake off some patriarchal yokes even as they are trying to shake loose politically.
Warily and wearily, a Jerusalem-born American Zionist reveals the details of a decade of one-on-one dialogue with Palestinian, Egyptian, and other Arab women.
A group of women take on the ritual responsibilities of preparing women’s bodies for burial according to Jewish law and custom. Why, what they did, and how the experience changed them.
Finding role models—-from the turn of the century to last week—-in Jewish women who have tried to change the world.
“We were angry that the first time Jewish issues were presented on a plenary [of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)], the topic was completely negative,” said Mindy Sue Shapiro,... Read more »