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Thanksgiving Weekend Link Roundup

I hope everyone enjoyed the holiday weekend.  I certainly did, which is why I missed so many great posts and articles over the weekend.  Here is a Thanksgiving weekend link roundup, just in case you missed them too.

On Women of the Wall:

  • Nofrat Frenkel tells the story of her recent arrest at the Wailing Wall. [Forward]

On Thanksgiving:

  • A 'Minnesota Mameleh' discusses her Thanksgiving traditions. [TCJewfolk]
  • Celebrating Thanksgiving, the American Jewish Festival of Freedom [Sisterhood]
  • Rabbi David Locketz asks, "Is Thanksgiving a Jewish holiday?" [TCJewfolk]

On giving thanks:

  • "Not Only for Ourselves" A thoughtful editorial that reminds us giving should not be selfish. [Forward
  • Gloria Feldt gives thanks to three incredible women leaders: Dana Kennedy, Anne Doyle, and Jill Miller Zimon. [Courageous Leadership]
  • A touching piece by Miriam Mogilevsky, a college student who loves her Jewish mom. [NewVoices]

On healthcare:

  • Hadassah stands with Susan G. Komen For the Cure [Jewess] [Forward]
  • Who says I can't have a mammogram? [Oy!Chicago]
  • First new mammogram guidelines, now new PAP guidelines? [Girl With Pen]
  • How Stupak could still make it into the health care reform bill [Feministing]
  • Congressman Stupack and The Oglethorpe High School Cheerleaders [HeartFeldt Politics]
  • Jewish groups are fighting the Stupak Amendment [Forward]

On Hanukkah:

Check out these reviews of Making Trouble from a couple of our favorite bloggers:

And mazel tov to Lila Corwin Berman, Danya Ruttenberg and Sarah Abrevaya Stein, three amazing Jewesses who are finalists for the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. [JTA

How to cite this page

Berkenwald, Leah. "Thanksgiving Weekend Link Roundup." 30 November 2009. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on October 23, 2016) <>.


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