Avital Chizhik


Hadar Offers Orthodox Women a Glossy Magazine of Their Own

By Avital Chizhik

Hadar Offers Orthodox Women a Glossy Magazine of Their Own
Hadar is a new glossy fashion magazine that’s different from the newsstand pack. It’s aimed at Orthodox women, with family and modesty at the top of its priority list.Read More


Forget Tefillin — Orthodox Women Need Empowerment in Daily Lives

By Avital Chizhik

Forget Tefillin — Orthodox Women Need Empowerment in Daily Lives
The silent majority of Orthodox women today are not preoccupied with fighting for ownership over men’s rituals. They need change in their daily lives, Avital Chizhik writes.Read More


Young, Orthodox and Ambitious

By Avital Chizhik

Young, Orthodox and Ambitious
Can a young Orthodox woman chase her career dreams while simultaneously staying true to her religious roots? Let’s just say there are plenty of pitfalls.Read More


Children of Russian Immigrants Move Left

By Avital Chizhik

Children of Russian Immigrants Move Left
Russian immigrants have a decidedly more conservative bent than most American Jews. As Soviet memories fade, the next generation is moving to the left of the political spectrum.Read More



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