Are Our Home Lives Liberated Yet?

When LILITH, in 1980, asked women to fantasize about life in the year 2000, the dreams were grand: full parity of women in the Jewish community in a world purged of sexism. Now that we’re actually at the millennium, our scrutiny is closer to the bone and closer to home. The measure of feminist progress may be right under our own roofs. How far along have we really come? Six women tell about their closest relationships, and we ask you, dear readers, to ‘fess up also, in the questionnaire that follows.   

Are Our Home Lives Liberated Yet?

The articles in this special section:

Our Gendered Selves Wrestle

by Rabbi Susan Fendrick

Cooking in the E.R.

by Deborah B. Goldberg

A Riddle for the New Millennium

by Rabbi Jane Rachel Litman

“Pretend I’m Dead,” I Tell Him

by Letty Cottin Pogrebin

A Farewell to Pantyhose

by Heidi Gralla

And Under Your Roof

by Sarah Blustain

Lilith wants to know: Are the men in your life feminists? Have you ever gone to a mikveh? Would you marry a Jewish man? Tear-out questionnaire enclosed.