Tag: jewish feminist

A Modern Esther

For Jackie Zarine Mostny, the Persian Jewish Queen lineage from the time of Esther continues to live on– and evolve.

Therapeutic Powers of Babka

Tasting the schnapps and coffee liqueur in the babka calls back the memory of going to shul on Saturday mornings before the pandemic. 

A Pain in the Ass

My job was to keep my father safe in the world without compromising his dignity. I can only imagine how difficult it was for him—the parent—to take orders from me—the child.

Wisdom of Sephardic Sages

Sephardic wisdom and tradition is largely left out in many Jewish institutions. Tamar Zaken is changing that.

An Expected Unexpected Death

Three poems from Lesléa Newman about the impact of her mother’s death on her father and herself.