Twitteleh, cliché cookbooks, and mikveh secrets - Link Roundup Sep. 23, 2009

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  • Cooking with clichés: Yo Yenta shares her thoughts on The Jewish Princess line of cookbooks. [Yo Yenta]
  • Mazel Tov Elaine Schuster, recently nominated as a representative to the U.N. General Assembly. [JTA]
  • The House of Secrets: The Hidden World of the Mikveh is reviewed. [Washington Post] [Feminist Review]
  • Gloria Steinem exhorted the members of the National Council of Jewish Women/Greater Detroit Section to become active in the fight for women's rights. [HometownLife]
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  • Mazel Tov Margie Burstein!  The National Council of Jewish Women, Syracuse Section-At-Large has named Margie Burstein as the recipient of the 2009 Hannah G. Solomon Award. [cnylink]
  • Orthodox women are in charge of their kitchens, but are rarely trusted with the even more powerful, formal task of professionally supervising the production of kosher food.  Some believe this is starting to change. [Haaretz] [Forward]
  • "The Yom Kippur Pedicure:" an excellent essay by Daphne Merkin originally published in The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt. [Forward]
  • Can't make it to shul?  No worries, this year Kol Nidre services will be broadcast online. [MyJewishLearning]
  • Some good advice on making your apologies sincere. (Hint: don't use Facebook.) [JTA]
  • Celebrating Rosh Hashana in Cairo, with the city's 10 remaining Jews, all of whom are women. [Huffington Post]
  • Twitteleh: Twitter for your Jewish mother.  Not the most original, but if you like Jewish mother humor, this video is for you. [via Geekpadshow]


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