Dvora Meyers

Dvora Meyers is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, Salon, Tablet and several other publications. She is the author of the essay collection Heresy on the High Beam: Confessions of an Unbalanced Jewess and blogs at Unorthodox Gymnastics. You can find Dvora on Twitter here.

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The BallaBuster: Let’s Stop Rationalizing Sexist Prayers in Judaism

The problem with that pesky blessing thanking God “for not making me a woman”

The Photographer Who Captured a Disturbing Domestic Violence Incident

The BallaBuster: Talking to Sara Naomi Lewkowicz about her controversial Time photo essay

The BallaBuster: Misogyny in Israel—and Not Just at the Western Wall

Gender discrimination gets complicated when feminism becomes a dirty word

The BallaBuster: Obsessive Compulsive Passover

Passover preparation is an exercise in anxiety and minutiae—but I still can’t abandon the yearly ritual

David Brooks’ Orthodox Fantasy

The New York Times columnist abandons his critical faculties on a trip to a kosher supermarket

The BallaBuster: Aly Raisman’s New ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Moves

Even though she’s won Olympic gold, the Jewish gymnast still has a lot to prove on the dancefloor

The BallaBuster: Time Machines Don’t Work for Women

Taking a page from Louis C.K. to illustrate a frustrating gender divide

The BallaBuster: A Jewish Childhood After Divorce

My parents’ divorce didn’t make me less religious, but I soon realized I had issues with Orthodoxy