Irin Carmon is a staff writer at Salon. Her Twitter feed is @irincarmon.
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The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan (1963)

What do women want? To work.

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Noa Tishby: Actress, Superstar TV Producer, Informal Ambassador, #HotIsraeliGirl

The woman responsible for ‘In Treatment’ on living in the diaspora, defending Israel, and grabbing a cigarette with a general

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Wandering Through the German Jewish Family

History and continuity through music

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Hebrew’s Special Pride

Firgun is the ungrudging pleasure one takes in another’s good fortune, and there’s no English word for it

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Swastikas in Borough Park

“We go about our lives as if anti-Semitism can’t touch us here in the United States.”

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Lawmaker Disciplined For “Vagina” Comment Cited Judaism

Did we mention Eve Ensler has a Jewish dad?

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Margarita Comes Of Age

“I can honestly say that I’ve never been so excited about my personal Judaism.”

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Are Jews Funny Without The Neurosis?

A new Jewish comedy manifesto.

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But How Would Israelis Vote In The US Elections?

Romney’s crucial 7-point advantage

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The Rapper and the Rothschild

Brunch with the Rothschilds, Dinner with the Carters

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Bringing Back “Self-Hating Jew”

A guide for the perplexed.

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Elinor Ostrom Had the Last Laugh

Anti-Semites, sexists and snobs were no match for this Shivah Star

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Is Birthright “Working”?

Higher levels of attachment to Israel based on youth and travel

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Sobering Lessons From the Flotilla

Surprise: Flotilla raid was bungled behind the scenes.

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This Is the “Good” Kind of Welfare

The myth of total community self-reliance

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Your Salsa Judía Playlist

“They became great dancers, the Jews did.”

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The Wailing Wall of Wichita

Actual alternate suggestion: The Via Dolorosa.

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Sendak’s Vilde Chaya

Man is born a clown.

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It’s Shimon Peres Day In Washington

Six crazy nights.

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The Jewish Question Is Still Burning Up The Internet

What is the fuzz all about?

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This Is How They Roll

The first step is getting in.

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The Rise Of The “Partially Jewish”

Survey shows more Jews have “unconventional identity configurations”

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Ratcheting Up Israeli Rhetoric On Syria

Israeli officials condemns the violence in Syria even as the end game remains unclear

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Deportation Redux

Israel begins deporting and detaining non-refugee migrants.

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David Arquette Is Finally A Man

There are no good David Arquette jokes.

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Al Bundy Did Not Officiate

Huppah Dreams, the wedding of the week.

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Mad Men’s Mixed Jewish Blessing

Mad Men lived up to its promise of a Jewish sixties, the tradeoffs of assimilation included.

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Some Is Illuminated

Breaking the silence around sexual abuse, one Facebook post at a time

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Israel’s Shifting Color Lines

A new film, 400 Miles to Freedom, follows Ethiopian immigrants who long to move to the Jewish state but find unexpected barriers upon arriving there

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