Sun’s Out, Guns Out, Ink Out, Breathe
My Hebrew arm tattoos are out in full this summer. But it's taken me a while to get comfortable having them in plain view.
· August 4, 2016
Jews and Tattoos: A New York Story
The legacy of the ink industry's founding fathers is alive and well
· June 22, 2015
‘Tattoos on Jews,’ and Other Poems by Richard Michelson
For National Poetry Month, new verse from 'More Money than God'
· April 21, 2015
11 Non-Jewish Celebrities—and 2 Jewish Ones—Show Off Their Hebrew Tattoos
You don’t have to be Jewish to sport Hebrew ink. But some of these stars should have thought twice before going under the needle.
· October 21, 2014
I Reconciled My Gay Identity With My Orthodox Upbringing—Through a Tattoo
The mark on this yeshiva boy’s arm is a symbol of how I ultimately held on to my religious background after I came out
· June 24, 2013
A Sign Upon Your Arm
Will a new conversation about tattoos include my reason for getting one: Jewish pride?
· October 16, 2012
I’d always wanted a tattoo, but believed, following this week’s
, that it was categorically prohibited. Before making the commitment, I had to wrestle with the text.
· April 29, 2011
My Rose Tattoo
To honor her body, the writer visits a Tel Aviv tattoo parlor
By Jo-Ann Mort · October 22, 2009