Lilith FeatureIsrael at 51 and Beyond
It's half a century. Have we only heard half the story?
Why did 99-year-old grandmother have to know? Newman comes out to her beloved grandmother, and the consequences surprise them both.
With Roots in Heaven: One Woman’s Passionate Journey Into the Heart of Her Faithby Tirzah FirestoneDutton, $24.95 With Roots in Heaven is Tirzah Firestone’s Jewish entry into the bestselling genre of... Read more »
A daughter’s haunting account of her father’s obsession—the naked, strangely mutilated children of painter Egon Schiele. Bergman asks: "Why did he subject me to this work?"
Your great-aunt’s soup pot in a museum? Priceless artifacts in your attic? Introducing the new wave of feminist curators, who’ve fought to have shoes, cookbooks and miscellaneous tchochkes-cum-folk art included in the exhibited history of the Jews.
With an ex-husband and extended family who are REAL Buddhists, our author thinks Jews may be worshipping the Buddha for the wrong reasons.
Israeli society may be the only society in the world that keeps asking itself: “Who are we?” “What is Israeli identity?” “Are we still Jews/Zionists?” “Do we have a culture?” Left-wing... Read more »
While "Modern Orthodox" women seek a harmony between Judaism and feminism, sisters to their right are digging in, sponsoring lectures and classes to draw women (even high-powered careerists) back to home and hearth.
Monica Lewinsky has been the object of plenty of less-than-charitable attention. Now the co-editor of New Voices, a national monthly publication of the Jewish Students Press Association, has added his own. Sam Apple’s... Read more »
At a sexy gathering on the publication of Erica Jong’s book, What Do Women Want? (Harper Collins), the author sat on the stage of Manhattan’s Town Hall theater with Naomi Wolf to answer... Read more »