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Celebrating Our Jewish Moms

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(Grandma Lil, first night of Chanukah 2007) Jewish Women’s Archive is putting together a Flickr “exhibit” of photographs of Jewish mothers past and present in honor of Mother’s Day. If you’re not sure how to add your Flick photos to it, Jewess posted all the details. I just added photos of my mom and my […]

JVoices is co-sponsoring an exciting upcoming free event in the San Francisco Bay Area! Here’s the scoop… I recently got a piece published in Bridges: A Jewish Feminist Journal. It’s an essay I co-authored with my friend Nzinga, about our experiences as African American Jews. She converted to Judaism, and I was born Jewish; so, […]

Bea Arthur passed away today at the age of 86 from cancer. The Jewish Women’s Archive has an incisive write up on Bea’s life, written by Kirsten Fermaglich, although I must admit, I’m not sure why she keeps putting strong woman in quotes. The piece wrestles with the tension, assumptions and stereotypes that Jewish women, […]


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