Tag: Jewish Women

Lilith Votes: The Truth about Voter Suppression

The “use it or lose it” attitude toward voter registration reveals a major flaw in our country— it seems that voting is in fact not a right, but a privilege.

Countering Isolation with Poetry

Poets use language as a means of connection and coping that makes the listener, in turn, feel just a little bit less alone.

Get Your Chill On

The first cold soup I ever tasted I hated. For years. How unfortunate that it was introduced to me (dare I say pushed on me?) by the two women I admired most, my mother and my small-but-mighty Russian grandmother.

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. 

Becoming an Abortion Doula

Why go this extra mile in support of patients? Because I’m not only pro-choice, but I am pro-abortion and pro-access. That means going beyond supporting someone’s right to choose to terminate a pregnancy but fighting to remove the barriers that may prevent them from doing so.

Baking Torah into the Challah

There’s something wonderfully subversive about how bread-making has been the province of women for so long. For so many centuries, women’s contribution to the Shabbat table has been the food and the challahs, and men bring the dvar torah. And so using the challah to bring the Torah is a feminist, subversive act.