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Vayeshev: Power Embalance

Image: 3 strands of barbed wire, 2 hands climbing up. (geralt/pixabay)

Tamar was desperate. Her security and status were dependent on her ability to produce an heir for Er, the son of Judah, grandson of Jacob. 1,171 more words

D'var Torah

The Bercu Sisters

Dorothy and Harryette Bercu were sisters and Vaudeville performers across the West during the 1920s and 1930s. An exhibit featuring several of their Vaudeville props is on display now! 147 more words

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Unterzakn and Sexuality

Leela Corman’s graphic novel Unterzakhn is a historical work that depicts the difficult lives of the Feinberg family, Jewish immigrants living in the tenements of New York at the turn on the twentieth century. 518 more words

Week 10

The blessings of community

These past six weeks have been a crash-course in learning about what the word “community” really means. 272 more words


Twists and Turns in this Feminist Moment

Lilith Magazine. Fall 2016. 

By Erica Brody.        
During this fraught political season, it feels absolutely fitting to have four new excellent feminist books, each one turning on a different twist of feminism. 1,211 more words

Praying with Mary and Ann

Yesterday’s  Feast of Saints Ann and Joachim, the parents of Mary, the mother of Jesus, July 26, reminds us of the role parents and grandparents play in raising children.   232 more words


Jewish Women

They had style. They carried themselves confidently. They seemed to know everyone in the room’s name, their spouse and kids’ names, and what type of dog treats they fed their dog (who, by the way, they were also able to identify by name). 421 more words