Tag: judaism

From the Margins to the Center of the Cosmos

Reaching from the stars to the very earthly matters of Judaism, gender, race, and dismantling the patriarchy, Chanda Prescod-Weinstein in conversation with Carolivia Herron.

Coming Out to My Ancestors

I often wonder what my ancestors would think of me. This comic is one in a series exploring my imagined relationship with my great grandmothers (as well as my relationship to inherited trauma). GG and Rose are part fiction and part based on known relatives and family stories. Our relationship is imperfect, and they often… Read more »

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.