Irin Carmon is a senior correspondent at New York magazine and co-author of The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her Twitter feed is @irin.
My great-grandmother Mimi lost her mind from too much memory and found it at the rabbi’s grave. To cure her, my grandfather, just a boy, carried her weight on his shoulders two hours each way in the desert.
What do women want? To work.
The woman responsible for ‘In Treatment’ on living in the diaspora, defending Israel, and grabbing a cigarette with a general
History and continuity through music
Firgun is the ungrudging pleasure one takes in another’s good fortune, and there’s no English word for it
“I can honestly say that I’ve never been so excited about my personal Judaism.”
Did we mention Eve Ensler has a Jewish dad?
A new Jewish comedy manifesto.
Romney’s crucial 7-point advantage
A guide for the perplexed.
Anti-Semites, sexists and snobs were no match for this Shivah Star
Higher levels of attachment to Israel based on youth and travel
Surprise: Flotilla raid was bungled behind the scenes.
The myth of total community self-reliance
“They became great dancers, the Jews did.”
Actual alternate suggestion: The Via Dolorosa.
Six crazy nights.
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