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Orthodox Women Turn to Other Orthodox Women During Pregnancy and Childbirth

Observant mothers-to-be hire doulas who share their religious practices and understand their specific needs

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A Yom Kippur Ritual I Can’t Give Up

Kapparot with a chicken is jarring and upsetting, but I do it every year

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Learning About the Birds and the Bees—and the Jews—on Rosh Hashanah

The value of Jewish laws regulating sex is evident in the honeybees that produce the honey we use to sweeten our new year

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The New American Mikveh

Once a bastion for strictly observant women, Jewish ritual baths are reaching out beyond the Orthodox