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Marriage

The American Jewess: Jewish Weddings in 1898

It's June. Wedding season is officially upon us, and with it, a return to our feature on The American Jewess after a brief hiatus.

The Newsweek Article That Struck Terror

Newsweek just retracted its 1986 cover article “The Marriage Crunch,” which claimed that a 40-year-old, single, white, college-educated woman was “more likely to be killed by a terrorist than to marry.” Retraction? Are you kidding?!

I Choose to Play the Vacuum . . .

This morning I checked out an interview in What is Enlightenment?, which featured two Orthodox women discussing “the Jewish view of femininity.” One was Esther Kosovsky, the Director of the Jewish Educational Resource Center in western Massachusetts, who is also the wife of a rabbi, mom to eight, and daughter of Rabbi David Edelman, leader of the Lubavitch Orthodox congregation in western Massachusetts.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Marriage." (Viewed on December 19, 2014) <http://jwa.org/topics/marriage>.

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