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When a 50-year-old woman’s botched operation in 1995 rendered her unable to have sex, a Portuguese court ruled that the injury took place at “an age when sex is not as important as in younger years,” and duly reduced the damages owed to her by the hospital.
The New York Times reported this week that Maria Ivone Carvalho Pinto de Sousa Morais, now 72, has disputed this, and the European Court of Human Rights ruled that this was, in fact, an unjust ruling.
There’s nothing wrong with introducing Nazi role play in the bedroom, journalist Mark Oppenheimer wrote in an advice column — but he scolded the letter writer for being a self-hating Jew.
Elana Sztokman is one of the most proactive Jewish feminist thinkers on the scene today. An award-winning author of three books on gender equality in the Jewish world, a PhD in sociology and a former executive director of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Association (JOFA), Dr. Sztokman seeks the edge. This past spring, she inaugurated a course, Dynamics of Jewish Feminism, via webinar for a worldwide reach. Judith Plaskow, Rachel Adler, Blu Greenberg and Letty Pogrebin were among the more than 30 distinguished panelists over the course of 8 weeks. Energized by the response,Szotkman has now embarked on a second course, DESIRE: Sex, Judaism and Feminism. Susan Reimer-Torn interviews her for the Sisterhood.
Famed sex therapist and beloved IDF sniper, Dr. Ruth Westheimer has been making the media rounds touting her new book, “The Doctor Is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life, and Joie de Vivre.” And a few recent interviews have revealed some interesting and problematic views she holds on sexual consent.
*Getty Images // An Orthodox bride and groom in Jerusalem**