Winter 1997-1998

Understanding abortion politics.  Family secrets, and a hidden sister with developmental disability. One pretty straight lesbian wedding. New tunes for Marcia Falk’s prayers.

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Is Abortion Murder?

Jews and Christians will answer differently.

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Yay! Now We Can Sing ‘Em!


Newly created settings for Marcia Falk’s new, feminist blessings and prayers help us use this awesome liturgy in the fullness of spirit it deserves.

Fin-de-Siècle Feminist Food Culture


Women take the spotlight as caretakers of a vital part of Jewish life.

Suleika and Me


A Moroccan Jewish girl, assassinated in Fez 170 years ago, becomes a martyr to Muslims, Jews and Christians too.

Family Secrets


Did your Jewish family once have a retarded relative hidden away? An old photograph holds new revelations about the author’s long-dead sister.

Two Lesbian Women and Their Pretty Straight Wedding


The title almost says it all, but read the whole story to see the ceremony they created and to hear what the Orthodox zayde said at the dinner.

Watch This Woman!


Seattle’s battle-hardened Deborah Senn fights for the rights of domestic violence survivors, Holocaust survivors and others, transforming her agency from lapdog to watchdog. Now some national politicos are watching her.

Our Sisters’ Keepers


Guess who loses in the Promise-Keepers’ "battle against Satan"…



A GIFT TO ANNEYour review of Livia Bitton-Jackson’s book, I have Liveda Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust, prompts me to write this letter. I was born five years... Read more »

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