Tag: judaism

In Wartime, a Surreal Modesty Contest

As conflict rages in Israel and Gaza, a group of women in Crown Heights has decided that covering up young girls’ bodies is the only solution.

The Poem that Went Viral, and the Woman Behind It

“After my rape, I really fell back on my traditions. I got a mezuzah, and I started saying the Shabbat prayers every week at my own home.” Viral-video slam poet and activist Anna Binkovitz opens up to Lilith about trauma, survival, and the vital importance of language.

A Conversation with Racelle Rosett

The temple my kids grew up in is nicknamed “Temple Beth Showrunner” because the creators of so many television shows attend. But when you sit in the sanctuary year after year you see that loss is loss.