Lilit Marcus


A Jewish Queen of Late Night?

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Orthodox Woman's 'Move Over' Subway Campaign

By Lilit Marcus

Orthodox Woman's 'Move Over' Subway Campaign
Tzipporah, a Modern Orthodox woman living in Manhattan, just couldn’t deal with the way that people misbehaved on the New York subway. She started taking surreptitious camera phone photos of the worst offenders — men who insisted on sprawling out onto multiple seats, even when the train was packed. She began posting the pictures on a Tumblr she created called Move The F**k Over Bro.Read More


For One Teen, Getting a Jewish Education Was a Form of Rebellion

By Lilit Marcus

For One Teen, Getting a Jewish Education Was a Form of Rebellion
While her more religious friends were rejecting their Jewish roots, Lilit Marcus decided she needed to know more about hers.Read More


Horribly Boring End to 'Princesses: Long Island'

By Lilit Marcus

Horribly Boring End to 'Princesses: Long Island'
The first — and likely only — season of Bravo’s reality show “Princesses: Long Island” aired last night. When the show premiered, several writers here at the Sisterhood, myself included, weighed in on what we thought of the show’s portrayal of 20- and 30-something Jewish women on Long Island. Although plenty of viewers were outraged by the show, I’m a big fan of reality TV and don’t think that a single reality show can change the way people view a specific group or culture. But how do I feel after 10 episodes of “Princesses”?Read More






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