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How You Can Support Abortion Rights Today

The radical extremism of this year’s bills is unprecedented. If you feel panicked, scared, and angry, that’s ok—channel that into action. 


The Meaning and Value of Humor: An Interview with Marilyn Simon Rothstein

Marilyn Simon Rothstein tells Fiction Editor Yona Zeldis McDonough her take on the meaning of and value of humor to Jewish women today.


Why I Started—and Then Stopped—Wearing My Tallit

When I chose to refrain from wearing the tallit, it was the result of the creeping realization of my own naivete: My personal convictions notwithstanding, men and women are not treated equally, are not equally safe in synagogues or the world-at-large.


Moments My Bubbe Would Hate, Part 2: Put on Some Pants!

Beauty is pain, Rebecca. It’s time you learned that.


Deborah Ugoretz Heals Wounds with Paper Cuts

Artist Deborah Ugoretz talks about her intricate paper creations, and how she uses art to project hope.

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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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