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In this issue: Out of Africa: An Ethiopian Jewish woman’s story of journeying pregnant through Sudan to reach the promised land of Israel.  How summer camp can be where you learn to be both a Jew and a woman. A Jew and a gentile are reunited at a class reunion. Adult children of Holocaust survivors talk about their yearning for intimacy.

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Out of Africa

by Kessaye Tevajieh as told to Penina V. Adelman

Pregnant while walking though the Sudan, giving birth in the desert, Kessaye comes to the promised land propelled by her indomitable will.

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Gentiles & Jews at the Hop

by Alix Kates Shulman

A reunion retrospective

How Our Mothers Nursed Us: The Children of Holocaust Survivors Revisit Their Infancy

by Dina Wardi

Adult children of Holocaust survivors talk about their yearning for intimacy in an unusual therapy group.

Identity Politics at Summer Camp

by Hadar Dubowsky

For campers, some questions to ask; for counselors, some terrific feminist programs and resources; for parents, a checklist of what you really need to bring on visiting day.

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Separating

by Ruth Berger Goldston

Havdalah, the ritual moment when one says farewell to Sabbath and faces the week ahead, provides the theme and the symbols for helping a woman friend get through her divorce.

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Yahrzeit/May,1990

poetry by Susan Volchok

The ways we are

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