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My Mother Was a Prophet

…will be published by Harcourt Brace this year. Chana Block is director of the Creative Writing Program at Mills College. Chana Kronfeld is a professor in the Department of Near…

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…

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…

A Little Woman Made the World

…Israel Prize, her poems have been translated into 21 languages. Chana Bloch‘s most recent books of poems are Mrs. Dumpty (U. of Wisconsin Press, 1998, winner of the Felix Pollak…

Why I Am Observing International Agunah Day

…her burdens and for a moment, help her carry it. We all carry this together. Dedicated in prayer for the unchaining and unbounding of Chana bat Rivkah Leiba. The views…

And Speaking of Israeli Culture…

…in their own right, making beautiful music together. I was privileged to attend one of their recent American tour concerts, at the Highline Ballroom (up-and-comer Chana Rothman opened with a…

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…

Happening

…Ln., Rockville, MD 20852; fax (301)770-6365. Nishmat, a Jerusalem based center for beginner to advanced Jewish education for women, was founded eight years ago by Chana Henkin at the urging…

Eavesdropping in the Halls of Jewish Academe

…Said, ‘Sing Loudly’: Gender and Song Performance by ‘Cochin’ Jewish Women in India and Israel Chana Kronfeld, University of California at Berkeley The Verbal Art of [Dahlia] Ravikovitch’s Political Poem…