Does your synagogue allow breastfeeding? Can it be done in the sanctuary? Will other congregants judge you? Rabbi Maya Resnikoff, a new mother, launched an online database detailing how different Jewish prayer spaces handle the issue.
Posting your “praying for Baltimore” on Facebook and other social media sites helps no one, writes Chanel Dubofsky. Now is a time for activism outside your comfort zone.
Chanel Dubofsky argues that the demand for Jews to be included in ‘Selma’ parallels the demand of white men to be included in other people’s narratives.
No matter how nicely you ask, Chanel Dubofsky isn’t planning to have children. Maybe it’s time we believe her — and accept her decision as a valid Jewish choice.
Orthodox feminist Elana Sztokman discusses why women should care about religious radicalism in Israel, and what role gender plays in wartime.
A new documentary starring Molly Shannon reveals what it’s like to lose a mother at a young age, and delves into the unexpectedly liberating aspects of loss.
Some Jewish women go to great lengths to eradicate errant whiskers. Chanel Dubofsky asks: What if we stopped our plucking and bleaching and went all natural?
Julie Zeilinger’s new book, ‘College 101: A Girl’s Guide to Freshman Year’ takes on slut shaming, bro culture and the specter of the ‘freshman 15.’
More and more women are putting on tzitzit. Netzitzot, a new non-profit venture, now creates tzitzit that are designed for the female body.
Debra Gonsher Vinik’s new film, ‘All of the Above,’ is about rabbis who become single mothers.