Elana Sztokman on the status of Israeli women during the war
Praying on the side with their chosen gender is a quiet political statement for some, and a personal milestone for others
Girls and women have long been relegated to domestic roles—when they’re included at all. But that may finally be changing.
New memoirs by transgender authors Kate Bornstein and Joy Ladin illustrate the power of religion to shape how people construct their identities
Purim calls for costumes, and we’re fine with seeing little girls dressed up as boys. But a boy dressed as a girl makes us uncomfortable, thanks to stubborn ideas about gender roles. It shouldn’t.