Phyllis Chesler is the author of 18 books including the landmark feminist classics Women and Madness (1972), Woman’s Inhumanity to Woman (2002), and An American Bride in Kabul (2013), which won a National Jewish Book Award. Her new memoir is titled A Politically Incorrect Feminist. She is a founding member of the Original Women of the Wall.
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The New Censorship

Is this the return of the Thought Police?

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How Do You Acknowledge a Woman You Can’t See?

A response to Elham Manea on ‘Judith Butler’s Veil’

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Feminists Against Women

The sordid history of famous feminists shaming victims of sexual abuse

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The Real Resistance

Anti-totalitarian Muslim reformers like Farzana Hassan are leading the charge

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The Radical Feminist Movement

In the final of four excerpts from Phyllis Chesler’s ‘A Politically Incorrect Feminist,’ destroying feminism’s own best minds

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Feminism and Fame

In the third of four excerpts from Phyllis Chesler’s ‘A Politically Incorrect Feminist,’ fear of flying

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Our Gloria Steinem Problem

In the second of four excerpts from Phyllis Chesler’s ‘A Politically Incorrect Feminist,’ a little girl lost joins the party

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Betty Friedan and SCUM

In the first of four excerpts from Phyllis Chesler’s ‘A Politically Incorrect Feminist,’ the unholy feminist civil wars

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Honor Killing Is Not Just a Muslim Problem

It’s the most extreme form of institutionalized violence against women on the planet

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The New Anti-Semitism at the New School

Hatred gets a respectable cap and gown

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#MeToo at the UN

In 1979, while planning an international women’s conference, I was raped by my supervisor

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Raped By Carl Jung, Then Murdered by the Nazis

But the theft and erasure of Sabina Spielrein’s intellectual legacy by the psychoanalytic establishment may be an even more troubling crime

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Against Faux-Feminists Who Deny the Rights of Muslim Women and Jews

Why today’s postmodern postcolonial feminism avoids the true front lines of the battle for women’s rights

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Not a Victory

Why Israel’s decision to create an egalitarian prayer space at the Kotel is actually a defeat

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My Jewish Feminist Problem

Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel

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