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Does The New York Times Obituary Section Have a Jewish Problem?

Sheila Michaels, the trailblazing feminist who passed away recently, is only the latest notable Member of the Tribe whose ethnic and religious identity was erased by the Paper of Record

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Dina Dayan Wants To Be Israel’s Next Prime Minister

The Haredi, Mizrahi feminist from Mitzpe Ramon wants to upend the Labor Party, and her campaign video is going viral

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Rachel Bloom on the Double Standards of Being a ‘Lady Boss’

‘How much boob is too much boob?’

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Mayim Bialik: ‘We Have to Stop Calling Women Girls’

The feminist neuroscientist and The Big Bang Theory actress wants you to know how much your ‘language matters’

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Camille Paglia on Jews and Feminism

A dialogue with Adam Kirsch, about her new collection ‘Free Women, Free Men’

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Orthodox Israeli Feminists Meet Our American Cousins

A memoir of two currents of Modern Orthodox feminism in Blu Greenberg and Tamar Ross, with degrees of activism and tolerance at the heart of the difference

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Why I Adore Lena Dunham

As a Jewish feminist, I recognize just how much I relate to—and appreciate—Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls,’ which enters its final season Sunday

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Marching With Lilith, in All Her ‘Nasty’ Glory

What the apocryphal Jewish character Lilith can teach us about being human, and standing up for ourselves

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Independent Woman

Why the death of Mary Tyler Moore—who portrayed an independent woman with a fulfilling life on her titular sitcom—matters now more than ever

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Here’s Looking at You, Kinder

This week on Unorthodox, Lynn Harris on comedy empowering women and author Robert Wright on Buddhism

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Wonder Woman Nixed as UN Symbol of Female Empowerment

Nearly 45,000 people signed a petition to protest ‘a large breasted, white woman of impossible proportions’ as a worthwhile ambassador of women’s empowerment

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Views From the 6

Live from Toronto’s Beth Tzedec Congregation, Unorthodox talks to novelist David Bezmozgis and opera singer Julie Nesrallah

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Women Without Hats

As a feminist in the Orthodox community, I’ve spent a lifetime trying to reconcile the choice to cover my hair

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Chemda

The Queens-based podcaster, singer, and author on her love of sleepovers, the importance of women speaking their minds, and the illusion of tradition

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Should U.S. Female Chess Champion Nazí Paikidze Be Forced To Wear a Hijab?

An intensely important debate has seized the chess world because a top female player is refusing to compete in next year’s world championship in Iran

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Sarah Jessica Parker Is ‘Not a Feminist’

The ‘Sex and the City’ star is apparently all mixed up when it comes feminism

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‘Beautiful Healthy Women’

Amy Schumer responded to her inclusion on Glamour‘s list of plus-size women in a meaningful way

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Hillary Clinton Has Won My Millennial, Feminist Vote

The double standards of the criticisms surrounding Clinton’s candidacy, many of which are centered on her gender, have fueled the political fire inside of me

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The ‘Fiery’ Historic Heroines of New York’s Lower East Side

A recent panel at the Sixth Street Community Center highlighted the lives of four activist Jewish women, who have inspired me to stand behind my support for Hillary Clinton

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Woman Among Boys

Israeli actress Gal Gadot appeared on ‘Kimmel’ this week to promote ‘Batman v Superman,’ in which she plays Wonder Woman. Quickly, Gadot’s breasts became the focus of their conversation.

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Extending the Feminist Vision on the Small Screen

‘Transparent’ creator Jill Soloway will produce and direct a new show called ‘I Love Dick,’ based on a feminist cult classic book

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Family Matters

This week on Unorthodox, we learn what klezmer aerobics is, plus we talk to writer Daniel Oppenheimer and essayist Roxane Gay

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The Season of the Wensch

English—and Yiddish—have plenty of words to describe a good man. Time for women to have their day.

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Fashion-Forward

Vogue magazine deemed Orthodox Jewish style as fall’s ‘sexiest trend.’ That’s empowering.

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A Love Letter to ‘Lilith’

The Jewish feminist magazine’s archive has found a permanent home at Brandeis University

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The Incurable World of Vivian Gornick

‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America

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Raising Little Jewish Feminists

How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?

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This Year, Orange Seeds on the Seder Plate

For inclusive storytelling, the audience is as important as the story

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Holding Our Tongues

Why aren’t more non-Muslim feminists decrying violence against women in Muslim-majority countries?

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My Jewish Feminist Problem

Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel

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