Do Feminists Put Too Much Emphasis On Sex — at Religious Women's Expense?

When sex is the feminist lodestar, it becomes too easy to dismiss anyone who holds a different attitude toward it. Elissa Strauss says de-emphasizing pleasure would help build bridges among Jewish women.


Why Israel Is Failing Green Test

There is a Jewish blessing when one is in the rare presence of a national leader. But what is the blessing when the single largest gathering of world leaders in history — 150 in one day — come together outside Paris with soaring rhetoric and promises to fight the devastating effects of climate change?

Why I Am Pro-Life and Support Planned Parenthood

Extremists hope to use violence to prevent women from having access to safe and legal abortions. After the latest attack on Planned Parenthood, Jane Eisner explains why Judaism tells us we can be pro-choice and pro-life.


Why I Hired a Belgian Butcher to Circumcise My Son

They warn you that parenting means doing a bunch of stuff you never imagined yourself doing. For Cnaan Liphshiz, that moment came when he had to beg a kosher butcher to perform his son’s bris.

Racist Israeli Hanukkah Video Mocks Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews

An Israeli commercial that sells real estate to Ashkenazi Jews by making fun of Sephardim and Mizrahim has been pulled after a public outcry. But the damage is done, Sigal Samuel writes.

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