Funniest Nights

From setting crumbs on fire to the awkwardness of eating a matzoh-and-salami sandwich, an illustrator recounts her family’s weird and wonderful Passover traditions

Sex and Violence

Or should that be ‘Love and Guns’?

Vision and Revision

A 1967 biopic offered a look at feminist icon Shulamith Firestone before she was famous. In a 1997 remake—now on view at the Jewish Museum—things are more complicated.

Today on Tablet

An unlikely romance, the Palestinian Ghandi, and more

Priestly Caste

There’s a growing movement of women who practice their Judaism through feminist, earth-based rituals

2, 4, 6, 8, Who Do Orthos and Feminists All Hate?

Cheerleaders! Too bad, says Israel’s basketball league.

A Clockwork Doll

Dahlia Ravikovitch and the poetry of the plainspoken

Sisters in Arms

Playing the defiant Vashti in a day school Purim play awakened my inner feminist

Daybreak: Israel Makes Offer For Shalit

Plus Polanski’s way out, Egypt’s hated wall, and more in the news

Today in the Tyranny of the Ultra-Orthodox

Intel to hire shabbos goyim; a woman arrested at the Western Wall

My Generation

R. Crumb, Genesis, feminism, and history in the latest chapter of an illustrated memoir

Sundown: Not Quite Bra-Burning

Reform, rejection, and relaxation

Sundown: Children of a Lesser Shah

Iranian Jews, feminist rabbis, a Hollywood breakup

Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon

The frenetic, hormonally charged days before a bat mitzvah

A Bridge Too Far

How one woman lived to regret her nose job

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