Winter 1982-1983

Double issue! Fiction and poetry by Jewish women writers from across the world. Cynthia Ozick on Torah as the matrix for feminism. Plus: Lilith’s first survey of Jewish women.

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Her young son’s trip to Israel leads a divorced mother to examine her failed marriage to a non-Jew.

Battling Sexism in Jewish Schools


How to create gender justice in Jewish education—-in classrooms, texts and play activities. Notes from the front lines of the struggle, plus resources to help you change the schools.

Surviving Siberia


The saga of Nudel’s four yours in icy exile. The regime’s attitude toward the "Guardian Angel of the Refuseniks" has not thawed sufficiently to grant her a visa out of the Soviet Union.

Evelyn Torton Beck


The editor of Nice Jewish Girls: A Lesbian Anthology talks about the Jewish lesbian movement, anti-Semitism, and conflicts with the Jewish community. An added bonus: excerpts from her introduction to the book.

Our Golden Years


The options for a decent old age shrink with every added year of a woman’s age. And every year intensifies the dilemma for the daughters of elderly women, who are still seen by the community as the prime care-givers.

Lines Of Communication


Remembering the Seder Dear Lilith: For many years we have searched for a Hagada that would be meaningful to all who gather around our Seder table (25 people this year).... Read more »

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