Tag: jewish feminism

Mourning During a Period of Self-Isolation

My online college class was interrupted with three missed calls from my father, two from my mother, and a supplemental set of urgent texts. I knew without calling back that my grandmother had passed. 

Sexual Health During the Pandemic: An Expert Speaks

As a fierce advocate for women negatively impacted by disparities in our healthcare system, Dr. Grossman’s insight on the effect that the coronavirus will have on women is invaluable. Below is a transcript of our intersectional conversation on women, COVID-19, and the ways that we can protect our reproductive and sexual health during a pandemic.

An Imaginary Quarter of a Food-Obsessed City

Debut novelist Carmit Delman talks to Fiction Editor Yona Zeldis McDonough about how food becomes both marker and symbol for the haves and the have nots.

Warmth from an Afghan Blanket

Coronavirus has suddenly changed our lives, so quickly and in ways so profound that we are just beginning to grasp. 

You Are Your Name

Your name is who you are and that no one else can have your name until you die–this precept seems profoundly linked to what it means to be Jewish. 

A Forgotten Lillian Hellman Play That Deserves Another Chance

 The play turns out to be a complicated but riveting drama that explores the issues of money and morality, family relationships, social justice and women’s place in society—issues that Hellman often pursued in her writing and that resonate today.