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Ever Seen a Grey-Haired Wig?

…people don’t look good in grey,” says 63-year-old Chana. “When I started turning grey I decided to stay with a brown sheitl. Ethel concurs. “No one wants to look aged.”…

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…

Looking Up — New Art on the Hospital’s Ceiling

…of Nehama’s desire to commemorate Timora’s life, the idea for the show came from Ann (Chana) Cromer, one of the several artists represented who belong to Kehilat Yedidya (which, incidentally,…

Women Occupy Wall Street / Occupy Judaism

Chana Rothman feels the Occupy Judaism High Holiday services embody “the true energy of the American Jewish experience, people deeply invested in this country.” Not your traditional rebbitzin, Rothman, whose…

The Dybbukast: “The New World”

…Kreitman Articles and stories from Lilith: “Esther—The Unknown Sister” by Patty Grossman “Do Not Punish Us” by Chana Blankshteyn, translated by Anita Norich “Esther Singer Kreitman” by Clive Sinclair “Women…

Women’s Writing in Israel

The First Day and Other Stories by Dvora Baron, translated and edited by Naomi Seidman with Chana Kronfeld, University of California Press, $16.95 The mysterious tragedy of Dvora Baron’s life…

Conference: Jewish Battered Women

…their wives, then what to we do with Maimonides?” Project Chana in Baltimore, newly created by the Women’.? Department of the local Federation, reaches out to Jewish women in abusive…

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….

Occupy Judaism – More Than A Damn Good Slogan?

…Main Street from Chana Rothman, deeply involved in both Occupy Philly and Occupy Judaism, are strictly secular: “Wall Street Main Street what’s it gonna be? How we gonna handle this…

Jewish Feminist Blogs-An Unlikely Online Sisterhood

…also contributes to the popular progressive collective blog JewSchool. Some blogs wear the badge of feminism more prominently than others. Author Naomi Chana of Baraita, whose posts leap gracefully from…