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Winter 1990-1991

Hidden, New Mexican Indian Catholic Jews tell their secret 500 years after the Spanish Inquisition. Jewish and Black women open dialogue. Memories of life in a Polish shtetl.

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Learning to Cheer the Sick


Rabbi Rachel Cowan with what she's learned on how to bring life and love into a hospital room

Reacting to Rape in the Ivy League


Rachel Kadish tells about sexual harassment at Princeton.

Back to the Kitchen Part IV


Recently a friend asked me what project I have been working on during my sabbatical. I admitted that although I have been doing research for several ongoing projects on women writers, the accomplishment that has given me the most satisfaction thus far this year is that I have finally learned how to make my mother’s... Read more »

Wishing for “Father Knows Best”


A young girl looks at her fracturing Jewish family through a lens tinted by sitcom American values.

Memories of My Life in a Polish Village 1930-1949


Remarkable paintings, drawings and the artist's own narrative open a window onto life in a culture that is no more.

Connecting with Black Women


Can we be friends? Why do Jews need dialogue? Pogrebin tells about the years-long intimacy shared by a group of three Black and three Jewish women. She reveals how they agreed--and agreed to disagree--about politics, Israel, affirmative action and more.

Romance and Danger in Elizabethan England


An excerpt from an enthralling historical novel, The Quality of Mercy, about a converso woman whose love affair with William Shakespeare threatens her family's double life at the court of Elizabeth I.

New Mexico’s Secret Jews


After nearly 500 years of whispered instructions passed down from mothers to daughters, some of the secret Jews who practiced Catholicism after the Spanish Inquisition are coming out of the closet to light their Shabbat candles in full view of their "Indian Catholic Jewish" families.

Sister Edith Stein


Rabbi Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer tries to make sense of a Jew in Germany who converts to Catholicism, remains close to her family and perishes in Auschwitz. What spiritual quest drove her into the arms of the Church?



THANKS FOR ATTENTION Thank you for the copies of LILITH for our young men and women of the armed forces currently serving on the Saudi Arabian Peninsula. I am sure that our women as well as at least a few of the men who will get the opportunity to read LILITH will find it useful,... Read more »

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