Challah and the Men Who Bake It
A Jewish women’s ritual gets its guy on
· March 7, 2016
The Gender Politics of the Gaza Conflict
Elana Sztokman on the status of Israeli women during the war
· August 7, 2014
For Transgender Jews, a Visit to the Western Wall Holds Unique Symbolism
Praying on the side with their chosen gender is a quiet political statement for some, and a personal milestone for others
· March 13, 2014
Do Jewish Children’s Books Have a Problem With Gender?
Girls and women have long been relegated to domestic roles—when they’re included at all. But that may finally be changing.
· January 22, 2014
Sex & Body
Gender Through a Jewish Lens
New memoirs by transgender authors Kate Bornstein and Joy Ladin illustrate the power of religion to shape how people construct their identities
· April 26, 2012
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.
· March 15, 2011