Lynn Harris, a Tablet Magazine contributing editor, writes regularly for Salon, The New York Times, Glamour, and other publications. She is a co-founder of the website BreakupGirl.net.
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Rabbis in Recession

The recession has hit the rabbinate, too. How are the newly ordained—and laid-off veterans—handling the rabbi glut?

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Oh, Brother

An only child considers the challenges of expanding her family

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Wail of a Time

Cries of antipathy and prayer collide at the Western Wall

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In a Burning Country

A summer in Jerusalem means coming upon different kinds of shelter

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Up Against The Man

How did a woman become the establishment candidate? And does voting for her make me feminist? Or fusty?

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Let Us Eat Cake

There’s only one Biblical birthday bash

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Barcelona, Mon Amour

Strolling anew through a beloved city

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Mothers’ Little Helpers

Guidebooks quell the anxieties of raising up a child

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Sabbath’s Daughter

A Saturday birth ensured it would be no day of rest

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Uncertain Terms

The High Holidays make you focus on life’s vicissitudes

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Ham Hocks and Hellfire

Amid instructions on making paper dolls came Grandmother’s plea for my salvation

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First Cut

The one rite even shrimp-eaters don’t forsake

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Shiksaphobia

The fears behind a joke that never grows old

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Supernanny With a Beard

A celebrity rabbi takes on the American living room

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Strangers on the Sofa

Hosting women about to have an abortion is the most direct, intimate mitzvah I’ve ever had the privilege to perform.

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Strangers on the Sofa

Hosting out of towners having abortions is the most direct, intimate mitzvah I’ve ever had the privilege to perform

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Ladies’ Auxiliary

How we got beyond study and sponge cake

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Immersion Therapy

Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the mikveh