Winter 1992-1993

Nostalgia vs. Politics: what to do when you inherit hand-me-down furs. Lilith discusses women’s charity and what Jewish fundraising will learn from feminist philanthropy.

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Inheriting Fur

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Incest/Holocaust Parallels

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Listening to Myself on My Daughter’s Message Machine

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On my daughter's message machine

An Incest Survivor Reclaims her Place in Jewish Community

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I am a person who loves to dance, who is stubborn, a writer, a woman, a Jew,’, the child of Holocaust survivors — my mother, who has a wicked sense... Read more »

Surviving Incest in a Holocaust Family

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On Friday nights, I light the Sabbath candles and recite the ancient blessings of thanks to God. I am alone in my contemplation of the spirit, eating in a shrouded... Read more »

The Rashomon Coat Tale

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It was a sable, said my father—a sable coat that my grandmother went to Siberia to buy. Five thousand rubles, said my father—all the proceeds from the sale of the... Read more »

The Pocket Reveals Its Secret

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For women of her time and place, a mink coat was the ultimate status symbol. Whatever sufferings these Holocaust survivors had endured, during either the war or the nights and... Read more »

Jewish Women’s Philanthropy

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We earn money, inherit it, manage it, write out own checks to the UJA, and influence our spouse’s charitable gifts, too, yet women’s charity has been startlingly undervalued. Why? Is it because Jewish women give money away differently from men? Find out what Jewish fundraising will soon learn from the new wave of feminist philanthropy.

Letters

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Keep running ads for Good Vibrations! It’s a good-humored, woman-positive enterprise, and an important resource for women who want to explore (and enjoy!) their sexuality without braving sleaze stores. Splitting our... Read more »

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