Winter 2005-2006

Words can hurt: verbal trauma from an abusive spouse. Female reporters have a different lens on the news from Israel. Looking for (late) romance. Hebrew poet Lea Goldberg.

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Rabbis’ Wives: Then and Now


Rebbetzin redux

Single and Looking for (Late) Romance (Maybe)


Lilith eavesdrops on a frank evening when single Jewish women talk among themselves, moderated by Susan Barocas. Plus…a tale of true love found, the perils and pleasures of internet dating, and Sandee Brawarsky on her book How to Meet a Man as Smart as You.

Through a Different Lens


We've often thought the words and images from women journalists in Israel seem rich in details of daily life we don't get in standard-issue battlefront reporting. Tel Aviv based Motro asks them why



This year's winner of the annual Lilith fiction contest

Lea Goldberg


Meet the poet whose Hebrew verse-and a spooky play-have been thrilling readers for decades. Now we can savor her writing in English, too.

Words Can Hurt


Victims of verbal abuse from a spouse suffer many of the same traumas as survivors of physical violence. Are Jewish men-so verbally adept-likey to use words as their weapons of choice?

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