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Female Friendship and Competition in a Novel of the 90s

“I know what it’s like to feel hated and betrayed by a woman friend. I think we all do.”

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12 New Books About Contemporary Jewish Identity — All by Women!

The cover of the New York Times Book Review this weekend features a review of 5 recent books detailing the American Jewish experience — all of which were written by men. We’ve aggregated 12 books written by women (not just academics, by the way) that address these urgent issues–all published since 2017.

Esther Denouncing Haman, by Ernest Normand (1888)

#MeToo and the Women of the Bible

We think of the #metoo movement as a contemporary phenomenon. But in truth, women have been speaking up for a long time. Millennia, at least. 

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When Election Night Isn’t A Victory

While women broke many a glass ceiling this week, not every story had a happy ending. We were on the scene with Florida candidate Lauren Baer who ran a tough race in Florida, as the disappointing results came in.

 

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Gloria Steinem’s Life, Onstage

It is high time for the creation of “Gloria: A Life.” which is both a history lesson and, a visceral connection to the anger, the excitement and the hope of the feminist movement.

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A recorded conversation with Joy Ladin at Washington's DCJCC. She's wonderfully instructive, sometimes in deeply poignant ways; listen carefully here when she describes, among other things, the plight of transgender teens and their very basic need for shelter. 

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