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Everyday Priestesses

Is Women's Spirituality Unique?

Women on the March

Saturday January 20, 2017: Today, I’m committed to reading the Torah’s story about the seven women who give life to ...

As an Orthodox Rabbi’s Wife, I was Grateful for Planned Parenthood

Infertility is defined as the failure or inability to become pregnant for a minimum of 12 months. What medical books ...

The Vagina Monologues Frummed Out

Among many other exciting offerings at the JOFA conference evening of the arts, we’re excited to host Monologues from the ...

Sisterhood in the Pursuit of Peace

I belong to a grassroots organization that brings Muslim & Jewish women together in private spaces and allows us to ...

A Letter to My Black and Jewish Daughter in Light of the Election

Dear Maia, Remember when you were in day care? (Of course you don’t.) I was in grad school and, back ...

#NotMySon – Raising A Jewish Feminist In An Era Of Blatant Misogyny

Last night I was still receiving emails congratulating me and JOFA on being chosen as one of the Forward 50 ...

Daughters of Change

This week’s Torah portion (Parshat Pinhas) is one of the two in which Serach, the daughter of Asher, the son ...

Partnership Minyans and Women’s Aliyot: A Maturing Conversation

Proponents and opponents of Partnership Minyans have jointly fostered a single narrative. In that narrative, the only relevant technical halakhic ...