April 8, 2014 by

Spring 2014

In this issue: Susan Nussbaum actively targets “disability oppression.” Liana Finck graphically envisions the family sagas behind the Yiddish advice column “A Bintel Brief.” New feminist ritual: a little girl’s first haircut and its Jewish roots. Visiting the old old. Measuring life’s changes when you learn the same page of Talmud seven years later. Ayelet Waldman’s new novel folds in Freud-era psychoanalysis, Hungarian suffragists and post-Holocaust Zionist tactics.