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Naomi Levy

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Rabbi Naomi Levy, photograph courtesy of Naomi Levy.
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Rabbi Naomi Levy, photograph courtesy of Naomi Levy.

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Identity Poetics: An Afternoon with Joy Ladin and Lesléa Newman

On a sunny but cold Sunday in Boston, poets Joy Ladin and Lesléa Newman spoke at a JWA-sponsored event about their newly released collections of poetry, Ladin’s Impersonation and Newman’s I Carry My Mother

Joy Ladin and Lesléa Newman

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Joy Ladin and Lesléa Newman
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Joy Ladin and Lesléa Newman

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The Twitter Abyss is Real, and I Fell Into It Once. Whoops.

Twitter has slowly, but surely, cemented itself as the ideological battleground of the 21st century. With access to only 140 characters per post, the ability to put out and respond to personal opinions seems to adhere to that one line from Hamlet that most people don’t remember is from Hamlet, “Brevity is the soul of wit.”

Pixabay Image: Person Behind Stack of Books

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Stock photo of someone partially hidden behind a stack of books
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Elizabeth Bennet, Feminist Killjoy

I became a full-blooded Janeite when I read Emma as a twelve year old, shortly followed by Austen’s classic, Pride and Prejudice, a few months later. I was captivated by a world of lavish parties, grand estates, and husband-material men who make five thousand a year

An Interview with Alix Kates Shulman

In 1972, founding second-wave feminist Alix Kates Shulman published her bestselling debut novel, Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen. Following a young midwestern Jewish woman named Sasha Davis, Prom Queen bears witness to the exhausting, invasive, and often violent experience of becoming a woman, and is widely identified as the first important novel to emerge from the Women's Liberation Movement.

Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate has refused to be pigeonholed in her comedy, from the controversial film Obvious Child to the quirky YouTube series Marcel the Shell.

Alicia Jo Rabins

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Alicia Jo Rabins: musician, composer, poet, and Jewish Educator.
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Alicia Jo Rabins: musician, composer, poet, and Jewish Educator.

Erica Jong

In her 1973 novel Fear of Flying, Erica Jong created the term “the zipless fuck” to question whether modern women, like men, could finally have sex with no strings attached.

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