Prime Ribs: All About Hair; More $#*! Your Moms Say

The first Torah scroll written entirely by female scribes, six of them, has been completed — seven years after it was begun.


Danielle Berrin, over at The Jewish Journal’s “Hollywood Jew” blog, thinks Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and “The Social Network” writer Aaron Sorkin are hanging out with the wrong Jewish women.


Many women of childbearing age who are on medications that can cause birth defects, such as those used to treat cancer, high cholesterol and acne, don’t reliably take oral contraceptives.


Susan G. Komen for the Cure will hold is first-ever Race for the Cure in Israel on October 28 (See The Sisterhood’s recent posts on Breast Cancer Awareness Month here, here, and here.)


“The Emancipation of the Sassy Jewish Woman,” Sivan Hadari’s one-woman show about the Israeli-American actress’ Tunisian roots and wanderlust, will premiere in New York, off-Broadway on November 11.


Dominque Browning makes a case for long hair in middle age; KJ Dell’Antonia prefers “the shorn, gray undone look”; and Debra Dickerson celebrates “freedom from the tyranny of processing” ethnic hair.


Recently, The Sisterhood asked its readers to send us their mother’s (or stepmother’s, grandmother’s, or mother-in-law’s) favorite sayings. We published some of the early responses here, but responses have continued to pour in. Here are a few more:

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