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Jewish Women, Amplified

  • Antisemitism and the Women’s March
  • Baking Babka, Taking in Tragedy
  • A Refugee Tale
  • Playlist: Jewish Ladies Who Rock
  • Judith and daughter at the 2017 Women’s March in Cambridge

    Ten Thoughts About Antisemitism and the Women’s March

    Judith Rosenbaum, Executive Director of JWA, shares her thoughts on the Women's March leaders and their associations with Louis Farrakhan. She writes, "I don’t have any easy or solid answers, but here are 10 brief thoughts to add to the conversation."

  • Justine's Babka

    Baking Babka, Taking in Tragedy

    My pocket buzzes again. “Did you not see the news?” I feel my entire body tense, my fingers shaking as I struggle to open Twitter. In a moment, I am inundated—11 dead, maybe more.

    When I wake up, I decide to make a babka.

  • Lydia Kertz's Family 1930s Cropped

    A Refugee Tale

    I have told myself that these strangers, whose microaggressions have plagued me for years, do not deserve my life story. It is usually strangers who demand it, who scrutinize my accent, singling me out as someone who does not belong in the only country that has granted me citizenship. I am an American, and I am a refugee.

  • Peaches in Seattle

    Playlist: Jewish Ladies Who Rock

    Allow the comfortingly familiar piano chords of track one, Vanessa Carlton’s certified jam “A Thousand Miles,” to transport you. Whether you’re “making your way downtown, walking fast,” or just “lying here,” there’s a song in this playlist for everyone.

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“We women are gathering because life on the precipice is intolerable." in 1980, photogr… https://t.co/SLdPLdaJVu
14 hr
in 1950, renowned soprano Roberta Peters debuted at the . It was the beginning of a long career… https://t.co/WpxOXlWNdF
1 day
"I let go of the expectation that this space would look the way I wanted Judaism to look. I accepted that it was Ju… https://t.co/T5bHmEGXtn