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Beauty

Braving a Botoxed World: A Mother's Tale

In the recent Disney/Pixar film, Brave, a young princess defies an age-old custom and fights to make her mother understand that she is not ready for marriage. I know you’d rather not think of the Disney princesses at all, but we live and breathe, and shop at Target, so I contend---if forced to choose among that whole pastel-clad, sugary lot, you’d want your daughter to be more independent, courageous Merida, less Cinderella waiting for her prince to come, right?

Anime Anastasiya-- Good for the feminists?

“To me, being Jewish has always been aligned with women’s empowerment and multiculturalism.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Beauty." (Viewed on September 2, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/beauty>.

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