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A Challenge to White Jews on MLK Day

Jews of color are not the stranger the Torah reminds us to welcome. We are your brothers and sisters.

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Dancing as Politics: Interview with Hadar Ahuvia

“I’m riding a line between contemporary dance and activist work.”

Side by side in prayer, Muslim women (front), Jewish women (back) at Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom national conference.
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The Women’s March 2019: Muslim and Jewish Women Navigate the Waters

I wonder: is a mass movement of women of all religious beliefs, colors, ages, sexuality and classes, standing up against our racist, misogynist administration being threatened by petty politics?

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New York’s Forgotten Subway Beauty Pageant

Beginning in 1941, a local New York City beauty pageant known as “Miss Subways” posted placards of winners, chosen each month, in the city’s subway cars.  When the pageant ended in 1976, so did a bit of NYC history. But …

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The Feminist Who Illustrated “The Wisdom of the Fathers”

“People have asked me why, as a feminist, I made a book about male wisdom. It’s a good question, but I think we have to deal with things we find uncomfortable in our traditions.”

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I’m An Orthodox Woman — And The Rabbinate Barred Me From The Mikveh https://t.co/X2fjaOCnHt

2019/01/18

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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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