Tag: Feminism on the Ground

On Sex and Silence

Melissa Tapper Goldman on why the only thing harder than talking about sex is silencing ourselves.

Giving to Haiti: Some Suggestions

Click through the links below to donate to Haitian relief efforts: American Jewish Committee in partnership with IsrAID American Jewish World Service B’nai B’rith International American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief Union for Reform Judaism Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger World ORT Chabad Lubavitch ZAKA If you have… Read more »

Interview with Senior Editor Susan Schnur

Associate Editor Melanie Weiss had an opportunity to sit down with Senior Editor Susan Schnur to discuss the Winter 2009-10 issue and its compelling theme, Our Bodies: It’s Complicated. Listen in on Susan Schnur’s thoughts and meditations about the articles in this issue and how it came together as a whole. [display_podcast] Don’t forget–you can… Read more »

Responding to Absurdity

In the aftermath of Nofrat Frenkel’s arrest at the Western Wall (her crime? wearing a tallit), Lilith has heard from a lot from all of you, asking what you can do. So when this letter from Rabbi Jacqueline Koch Ellenson (of the Women’s Rabbinic Network) arrived, it was clear it needed to be passed on.… Read more »

Great Jewish Feminist Ideas

As part of the celebration of Lilith’s 100th issue, our fall issue has a list of 100 great feminist ideas. Check out the issue and leave your own ideas below! Feel free to leave any other questions, comments or thoughts on the fall issue, too!

The V-Word Strikes Again

So apparently, “vagina” is the new bad word at John Jay High School in New York. So bad, in fact, that you can be suspended for saying it at an open mic session, which is exactly what happened to three female students just recently. That they were performing a selection from Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues”,… Read more »