Jewish Women, Amplified
- Abbi Jacobson's New Book
- Antisemitism and the Women’s March
- Baking Babka, Taking in Tragedy
- A Refugee Tale
During the summer of 2017, after filming the fourth season of Broad City, Abbi Jacobson embarked on a three-week solo road trip across the country. On the road, she listened to music, took photos, kept notes, and visited parts of the United States that, believe it or not, are good for more than just flying over. Out of these odds and ends, I Might Regret This was born.
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."
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.
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.
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