Feminism

War, What Is It Good For? Policing Female Bodies, Apparently

War, What Is It Good For? Policing Female Bodies, Apparently
By July 17, 2014

Girls encouraged to wear modest clothing for peace; women barred entry to bomb shelter in Israel. Read More

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Judy Blume on Censorship, Death Threats, Divorce, and Not Retiring Like Philip Roth

Judy Blume on Censorship, Death Threats, Divorce, and Not Retiring Like Philip Roth
By July 14, 2014

“This is America: we don’t have censorship, we have, you know, freedom to read, freedom to write… we don’t ban books. But then they did.” Read More

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John Legend Thinks You’re Beautiful Wearing a Kippah and Tallit

John Legend Thinks You’re Beautiful Wearing a Kippah and Tallit
By July 11, 2014

Singer-songwriter’s new music video celebrates the beauty of all women—including one bat mitzvah girl. Read More

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Heartbreaking, Influential Moment: Rachel Fraenkel Says Kaddish For Son Naftali

Heartbreaking, Influential Moment: Rachel Fraenkel Says Kaddish For Son Naftali
By July 2, 2014

“A seminal moment from a religious perspective,” writes Yair Ettinger in Haaretz. Read More

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When The Rabbi’s Wife Plays Gay Matchmaker

When The Rabbi’s Wife Plays Gay Matchmaker
By June 27, 2014

“Someday in the not-so-distant future, I choose to believe, the sight of Yeshiva kids walking into school with their two Abbas will be old hat.” Read More

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How the Yiddish Radical Press Helped Inspire a Feminist Phone Intervention

How the Yiddish Radical Press Helped Inspire a Feminist Phone Intervention
By June 18, 2014

Talking with the co-creator of the viral phenomenon about community building, bell hooks, and making the world a safer place for women. Read More

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REVIEW: “Brave Miss World” Charts Linor Abargil’s Path from Israeli Beauty Queen to Anti-Rape Activist

REVIEW: “Brave Miss World” Charts Linor Abargil’s Path from Israeli Beauty Queen to Anti-Rape Activist
By June 11, 2014

“It’s the hardest thing to do, I know, to speak, but then, it’s like the best pill. It heals you.” Read More

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Sarah Silverman’s Brother-in-law Could Be the Next President of Israel

Sarah Silverman’s Brother-in-law Could Be the Next President of Israel
By June 3, 2014

Would this make her the First Potty-Mouthed Comedian Aunt? (Please, yes.) Read More

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