On Mother’s Day, Sheryl Sandberg used her Facebook page to apologize to single mothers.
Ways To Disappear
By Idra Novey
Little, Brown and Company, 258 pages, $25
JERUSALEM — The Women of the Wall held a priestly blessing as part of its monthly service at the Western Wall, despite a ruling by Israel’s attorney general forbidding the practice.
The women also brought a Torah scroll to the Monday morning Rosh Chodesh prayer service, which they have been prohibited from in the past. Some 120 women participated in Monday morning’s service.
According to a recent article by Rebecca Traister in New York Magazine, single adult women now outnumber married women in the U.S. Single women, Traister tells us, “are now leading full professional, economic, social, sexual, and parental lives on their own.” They’ve also become a powerful force in this year’s election.