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"Sexism lives!" and other stories -- Link Roundup

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We Remember:

  • Yitta Schwartz, a member of the Satmar Hasidic sect, died at 93, leaving over 2,000 living descendents. [New York Times]
  • Rosa Rein, a Swiss Jewish woman, died at 112. She was thought to be the world's oldest Jew. [Forward]

Not Yet Equal:

Do Jews celebrate Valentine's Day? A post holiday roundup

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Happy Valentine's Day
  • What does Valentine's Day have to do with Judaism? [From the Rib?]
  • Video dating for Orthodox singles? [Tablet]
  • "Love is in the Air": a collection of stories about the first year of marriage.

Link Roundup - Teen dating violence, Rabbis blaming gays, and more

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  • Jewish education takes on a new flavor at the Jewish Food Education Network. [eJewishPhilanthropy]
  • Dan Friedman reviews Off and Running -- the story of an African American girl adopted by Jewish lesbian parents -- in the Forward.

Trees have birthdays? -- a Tu B'Shevat link roundup

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  • Get started with "Tu B'Shevat 101" [MyJewishLearning] or "Tu B'Shevat FAQ" [Tablet]
  • What role have Jewish women played in environmental activism?

The work/family balance, feminist-atheist siddurs, Holocaust hip hop and more -- Link Roundup Jan. 27, 2010

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  • This is interesting in light of the discussion taking place at The Sisterhood about feminism and the work/family balance.

Calls to action and "quiet revolutions" -- Link Roundup 1/6/2010

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The decade in Jewish women's history

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Since we celebrated the beginning of a new millenium, Jewish women have continued to make important "firsts" in a variety of fields, and have made their voices heard in the Jewish community, in American culture and politics, and in forums around the world.  Here are just some of the important events of this decade in Jewish women's history.  Please do add other important events and accomplishments in the comments.

Happy New Year everyone!

Healthcare reform passes in the Senate and more - Link Roundup

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This morning the Senate passed their verson of the healthcare reform bill in what was another historic moment.  Still, it doesn't feel much like a victory.  Significant compromises were made, especially regarding abortion coverage, not to mention the loss of a public option. Take a look at the links below for more information, and let us know how you feel about the Senate's bill in the comments.

Hanukkah "how-to's," no fear of frying recipes, and advice for your Christian friends: Hanukkah 2009 link roundup

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Are you behind on your Hanukkah reading?  Take a look at these hot Hanukkah links.

December dilemmas, gay marriage, breast cancer cults, and more

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It has been a really interesting week in the world of Jewish women.  Take a look at these important stories!

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