From the Editor

by Susan Weidman Schneider

Listen to this from a college junior when I gave a talk to a group of Jewish women students on eating disorders among Jewish women. “I’m not anorexic or bulimic or anything but if you added up all the time my roommates and I spend talking about what we’ve eaten and what we haven’t eaten, and what we shouldn’t have eaten but couldn’t resist, and what we’re not going to eat the next day, and whether your sweater tucked in or hanging out makes you look fat, it’s like we’re wasting half our lives. Imagine all the other things we could be doing with that energy. We could be remaking the world!”

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