Link Roundup

Jewesses: Stories from around the web

Share

  • Alina Treiger is the first Jewish woman to be ordained in Germany since WWII.

The reading list - Link Roundup

Share

  • 13 of 20 National Book Award finalists are women!

Happy Hutting -- A Sukkot Link Roundup

Share

Please forgive the light posting this week. It's a short week for us at JWA, and therefore a very busy one! In the meantime, here are some great links to check out. We wish you all a joyous Sukkot! 

L'Shana Tova Link Roundup

Share

Tonight is the first night of Rosh Hashanah and we're gonna party like it's 5771 with this fabulous link roundup!

To get the low-down on Rosh Hashanah, head over to My Jewish Learning for Rosh Hashanah 101.

"Painting and Feminism," "No Excuses," and plenty of Jewish feminism links - Link Roundup

Share

For those of you in or around New York, or looking for an excuse to visit New York, put this exhibit on your calendars!

Women's Equality Day and the legacy of Jewish women fighting for suffrage

Share

Today is the 90th anniversary of the 19th Ammendment giving women the right to vote, and has become known as "Women's Equality Day." Jewish women undoubtedly played pivotal roles in the  suffrage movement. Take a look at their stories of activism on jwa.org

Jewish women on abortion, burqas, money and more - Link Roundup

Share

Kagan's confirmation hearings and more - Link Roundup

Share

All about Elena Kagan's confirmation hearings:

Joan Rivers is reviewed, HBO's search for an orgasm, and more - A "Monday, Monday" Link Roundup

Share

  • "Funny, Heartbreaking, And Casually Profound." A roundup of reviews of Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work from major papers, magazines, and blogs. [Jezebel]
  • Legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz's latest work -- shooting the World Cup's hottest stars -- are breathtaking in more ways than one.

Welcoming trans rabbis, stories from the White House, and the "stained glass ceiling" - Link Roundup

Share

  • Transgender rabbi is celebrated as the the new assistant rabbi and music director at Berkeley’s Congregation Beth El. This story is also an example of the right way to report on a story about a trans individual (using correct pronouns, respectful language, etc), which is unfortunately still a rarity in the media these days. [JWeekly]
  • Sarah Lefton, creator of G-dCast, on her experience at the White House reception for Jewish American Heritage Month. About meeting Justice Ginsburg, Lefton said: "Of all the people there, the high school debate nerd in me was extremely awestruck by her." [JWeekly] Also from the White House, author Judy Blume tweets about meeting Regina Spektor. [Jezebel]

Pages

Rising Voices

Poll

Which topics pique your interest on the JWA blog?