Lilith chooses her freedom. She teaches us to follow our dreams and our inner voices even if it means being shut out of Eden.
Editor Susan Schnur, who described herself as a recovering rabbi, said that Lilith was her “paper pulpit.”
Lilith, the first partner of Adam who rejected the subservient role that Adam and God tried to foist upon her, has been an inspiration for feminists for generations.
Miley Cyrus isn’t Jewish. But her transformation from sweet Disney star to scandalous undies-clad twerker was, like it or not, the single biggest cultural event this year.
In ‘Motherhood in the ‘Lean In’ Era’, Gabrielle Birkner takes a look at the childcare crisis and what the Jewish communal world should, and is, doing about it.
The Sisterhood blog and the “frankly feminist” Jewish magazine, Lilith, are jointly producing a series of podcasts about Jewish women’s issues. In our inaugural discussion, Forward and Lilith editors weigh in on what Sara Hurwitz and other Orthodox women serving in rabbinic roles should be called, revitalizing the word “yenta,” and the growing role food is playing in Jewish love stories.
Guggenheim Fellowship recipient and writer of fiction about women, strip poles and sexual guilt, Mary Gaitskill read a story at Franklin Park bar in Brooklyn on April 12 in which cuckolded political wives Silda Spitzer and Elizabeth Edwards become the Eves to Ashley Dupré’s and Rielle Hunter’s Liliths, and in doing so they take a muted sort of revenge by way of compulsory pedicures in Queens.
Two fabulous Jewish magazines have new issues out that are must-reads for anyone interested in Judaism and gender.