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Jewesses with Attitude

A link roundup to keep you busy during Shavuot

On Shavuot:

  • What Shavuot teaches us about women [MyJewishLearning]
  • One woman’s search for the perfect blintz [Tablet]
  • Sarah Bernhard discusses Shavuot [Tablet]

On Elena Kagan:

  • Want to ask Elena Kagan a question? Submit one here [JSpot]
  • Does Kagan's appointment demonstrate that Jews are the new WASPs? [Mondoweiss]
  • Kagan’s 'Hood: Liberal, Precocious, Very Jewish [Forward]
  • Is the Nation Ready for a Jewish Lesbian on the Supreme Court? [Heeb]
  • Elena Kagan, Queen Esther, and Being Outed as Jewish or Gay [MyJewishLearning]
  • Kagain's abortion stance unclear [Jezebel]

On Jewish Women and stuff:

  • Charlotte Jacobson, who chaired Hadassah during the Six Day War, has died at the age of 97. [Tablet]
  • Finding Jewish Feminism in a Handbook from Victorian England [Huffington Post
  • There's a new episode of the Salon on the Jewish Channel [Jewess]
  • 'Give Her a Get': Punk band takes on unfair divorce laws [Sisterhood] Check out an interview with the band, The Groggers, at [JWeekly]
  • Casting call for Jappy Jewish girls for a new reality tv show a la Jersey Shore. [Radar] Commentary from the [Sisterhood]
  • What do the Jews of Glee say about changing stereotypes? [Jewschool]
  • Is sexism keeping women out of the kitchen? [Sisterhood]
  • The Forward highlights the work of teachers’ union leader Randi Weingarten, but why does the headline focus on her jewlery? [Forward]

From JWA:

  • Gail Reimer will be speaking and showing clips of Making Trouble at the Library of Congress on May 26! [LOC
  • The Third Wave Foundation is putting youth feminist leadership on the map! [Feministing] It's great to see other organizations using google map mashups. Just like we are putting Jewish women On the Map, you can now put third wave feminism on the map too!

How to cite this page

Berkenwald, Leah. "A link roundup to keep you busy during Shavuot." 18 May 2010. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on May 1, 2016) <>.


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