Links 4 You! 10.19.12

You are not one in a billion. But maybe you are one OF a billion. One Billion Rising, started by Eve Ensler, is a movement you need to know about.

A song from the One Million blog:

Unless you've been living in a Trapper Keeper of your own, you've probably caught wind of Romney's "binder full of women" gaffe. Read this piece from The Boston Phoenix, which begins with a portion of the transcript from the Presidential debate and then lays out the facts regarding Romneys senior level staffing of women during his time as Governor of Massachusetts.

More! More! Such proliferation! May this keep you chuckling through the weekend.

For something a little more interactive, get your Romney game on! 

What do Anat Hoffman, Hadassah, and Henrietta Szold have in common (other than the letter "H")? Get schooled with this Jewschool article.

As you may know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Know that you can do more than wear a ribbon; you can take your health into your own hands and do at-home genetic testing: "If you don’t already know about at-home genetic testing for the BRCA 1 and 2 genetic mutations common in women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent, all you have to do is spit into a tube and put it in the mail. But very few of us have actually gone so far as to get screened. I know there are reasons for this, ranging from fear to expense... " read more at the Sisterhood.

For the philosophes and those working on personal growth: I'd like for you to make the acquaintance of Cary Tennis and his Salon advice column. Perhaps you can relate to both the letter and his response, which addresses the question: "How do I just be?"

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This is a terrific round-up of information. I am especially pleased that you are highlighting One Billion Rising. Think JWA fans would like to participate with a Boston or NYc- based cohort joining in the global movement on Feb 13th?

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Orcha, Gabrielle. "Links 4 You! 10.19.12." 19 October 2012. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on April 24, 2024) <>.