Women & Feminism
Women in Rabbinic Literature
The rabbis of the Talmud designated specific female roles and activities, and were wary of women's nature, but they also tempered biblical laws that caused hardships for women.
The Origins of American Jewish Feminism
Contemporary Jewish feminism has made its impact on all of the major denominations of Jewish life.
Prominent Jewish Women in History
How much do you know about these prominent women in Jewish history?
Ethiopian Women in Israel
How the lives of Ethiopian Beta Israel women changed when they made aliyah to Israel.
Mizrahi Feminism in Israel
Mizrahi feminism is often described as an intersectional feminism that focuses mainly on the struggle against gender and ethnic oppression.
The Year I Missed Simchat Torah
I did not have Simchat Torah this year. Bold statement, right? Some of you are probably thinking that I must ...
Judaism on Prostitution
Most traditional Jewish sources condemn trafficking and prostitution, but some of the messages are mixed.
Born in Ukraine and raised in America, she became Israel's first and only female prime minister.
An Orange on the Seder Plate
This progressive Passover custom is surprisingly misunderstood.
How Jewish LGBT Weddings May Improve Straight Ones
Heterosexual couples have much to learn from gay ones when it comes to designing their wedding ceremony.
After 10 Years as an Agunah and 2 Gets Later, I Know Better.
After two difficult divorces "chained" her, an Orthodox mom finds a way to protect her freedom.