By Hanna Rosin
‘Jewish’ and ‘Feminist’ Don’t Share Borders
This is the twelfth entry of an ongoing series exploring Jewish feminism. This is embarrassing and something I should never admit because it betrays a lack of commitment to passionate principles and also a resistance to deep thinking. But here it is: “Jewish” and “feminist” exist in two different boxes for me, and I have…
When Your Doorman Goes Missing in Action
Dear Bintel Brief, I live a doorman apartment building. One of the night doormen, while a nice, friendly person, often seems bored by his job. The other night, I arrived home expecting an important package, but the doorman was nowhere to be found. Several other residents, and a few visitors, were standing in the lobby…
Paying Cash, Helping a Tax-Cheat?
Dear Bintel Brief, If a cleaning lady, repairman, tradesman or even a doctor quotes a price to do a service, but then immediately offers to reduce the price if you pay cash, and you suspect the lower price is offered because the provider will not report the income and pay taxes, are you participating in…
Bridal Shower TMI?
Dear Bintel Brief, Nobody knows that I was once in a same-sex relationship. My former lover, now just a friend, has been invited to my bridal shower. I know that the hostesses are going to ask all the guests to introduce themselves and say how they know me. I am mortified. What if the truth…
Help! I’m Superstitious About My Jewish Friend’s Baby Shower
Dear Bintel Brief, My friend, who is Jewish, is pregnant — and has decided to have a baby shower. She is not superstitious about such events, and is fine with receiving gifts more than a month before her due date. I, however, believe strongly in the Jewish tradition of withholding gifts until the baby arrives….
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