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from “Deaf Jewish Women Make Themselves Heard”

Three women highlight dynamics experienced by deaf Jews, often marginalized by religious practice and by the inaccessibility of Jewish functions. Tzila Seewald-Russell, 25, says, “I would consider myself deaf (with…

Queerspawn – What’s That??

You’ve heard of the Nanny Diaries and the Bridget Jones Diaries, but welcome to the world of “”Queer Spawn Diaries’”: Nava EtShalom and Chana Joffe Walt are two young Jewish…

Fiction: “Do Not Punish Us”

Chana Blankshteyn (1860?– 1939) is almost entirely forgotten now, but she was a well-known figure in Vilna between the two World Wars. She was an activist, committed to women’s causes…

Our Agricultural Past, Our Spiritual Future

…texts, and our spiritual future.   Chana Thompson Shor is a Conservative rabbi, the first woman mesader gittin (preparer of Jewish religious divorce), a Judaic fabric artist, and a writer….

Sisters as Destabilizing Figures

…how, in a very natural way, biblical sisters pack a powerful punch. Chana Thompson Shor is a Conservative rabbi, the first woman mesader gittin (preparer of Jewish religious divorces), a…

Making Music for Women Only

…is her greatest mentor. Chana Shloush has written and edited for many Anglo-Jewish publications. She lives with her husband and children in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where she freelances and gives…

Lines Of Communication

…Feinsod Herz and Roger J. Herz, New York City Chana’s Mission To the Editor: Your article on Chana Senesh [LILITH #20] was very meaningful, as in this country we tend…

Karate

…continued. “As I begin to get some control over my body, I begin to control my own life. “Karate has changed my perception of what is possible.” Chana Forse is…

Hernames/Surnames

…the woman Bluma Breines related to the woman Bryna Breinin related to the woman Bryna Chaikin related to the woman Chaya Chanes related to the woman Chana (Yiddish) Chankin related…