Why I'm Resistant To All Things Pink In October


Pink Cupcakes

Dr. Judith Rosenbaum, Director of Public History at the Jewish Women's Archive and lead developer of Living the Legacy educational materials, first wrote this piece for Role/Reboot. There you can read the piece in its entirety.

Holy Hooligans?


After being held in jail for seven months, this past Friday three members of the politically charged, Russian punk rock girl band Pussy Riot were convicted and sentenced to two years in p

Be Hungry


Be Hungry, Etta Eats the World

There is an advertisement that I pass when biking to work.

Overturn the World


"Women Resume Riots Against Meat Shops" New York Times
"East Side Boycotters Meet and Organize," New York Times

On July 2, 1965 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) began its work for women's equality, enforcin

A new name for "Jew Pond?"


I’ve been living in New Hampshire for more than a year now, but until recently, I’d never heard of Mont Vernon, N.H.

pJewishMisanthropy announces "Kosher Camera" that erases women in real time


Kosher camera

Yesterday eJewish Philanthropy released a special, satirical Purim edition of their usual newsletter called http://pjewishmisanthropy.wordpres

Occupy (Working) Motherhood


Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony was born 192 years ago today; we share a birthday. I am 43. The late great suffragist once said: “Our job is not to make young women grateful.

Liberals Are That Way Too?


Rick, Danny, Jonah, Mark and Brad. One might think this is a list of possible names for you new baby boy.

How should we respond to Neo-Nazi internet trolls?


Last week, Talkin’ Reckless (my personal blog) was the subject of a blog post on a Neo-Nazi website. Ever since then, I’ve been getting a lot of shockingly graphic, anti-semitic, hatemail.


Rising Voices


Which topics pique your interest on the JWA blog?