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Recent Posts:

Will Elsa Get a Girlfriend on ‘Frozen’? Idina Menzel All In for Lesbian Love Story

Idina Menzel said she is totally on board with a campaign to give her “Frozen” character a female love interest.

Abortion Stories: We Want to Hear from You

Last week, our own Larry Cohler-Esses shared his story of helping a close friend obtain an abortion in 1969, when it was still illegal and dangerous to do so. When Larry interviewed his friend decades later, she told him that “the experience for me was just an experience…I don’t believe it was life altering. I don’t believe it either guided my path or determined my path.”

Netanyahu Appoints Western Wall Deal Negotiator to New Post

TEL AVIV — David Sharan, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s U.S.-born chief of staff, who is heading negotiations on an egalitarian Western Wall plaza, will be the Israeli Cabinet’s next secretary.

WATCH: This Simple Animation Offers a Profound Message About Mikvehs in Israel

An Israeli art student’s short animation shows how a ritual meant to allow for physical intimacy between Jewish couples can actually drive them apart.

This 25-Year-Old Sustainability Superstar is Shooting for Congress

Environmental advocacy pioneer Erin Schrode started her community involvement as a 13-year-old, when she co-founded nonprofit Teens Turning Green after discovering that many commonplace cosmetics contain cancerous and other harmful ingredients.

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