Tag: Jewish

The Challah Boys

Some unlikely visitors at my new home connected me to my Jewish roots.

Kait Ziegler of the Poor People’s Campaign

And it is truly intersectional. As a feminist, as a woman, and as a queer person of color, the campaign offers me and others like me an analysis that pushes against the distorted narratives we’ve been fed about the inevitability of poverty.

Talking Migration and Beauty with Jewelry Designer Nora Kogan

“I was so used to describing myself as a Russian. I equated being Russian with being Soviet. I discounted both my Jewish and Ukrainian identities. Why? Because I was brainwashed when I was a child. But in fact, I am not Russian. I am Jewish, Ukrainian and Australian.”

This Will Be Funny Later: Jenny Pentland on Fame’s Glare

You might not know who Jenny Pentland is, but if you read her new book, This Will Be Funny Later (Harper, $27.99), you’ll want to; the hilarious memoir, by turns scorching and poignant, reveals what’s like to have one of America’s funniest comedians—Roseanne Barr—for a mother. 

Black Jewish Women Artists You Should Know… Tatiana Wechsler

Art–whether it be dancing, painting, drawing, film–creates a space for self-examination, helping us to envision possible futures, and better versions of ourselves. And the Jewish month of Elul is traditionally an opportunity for introspection before the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Recognizing the power of art to be transformative, Lilith is highlighting… Read more »