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COVID-19 Three Years Later
Here we are, three years after the COVID-19 pandemic began, and so much has changed. The way we work, the way we mourn, and the way we gather with our families. Read on for some stories about the pandemic from years past:
Religious Literacy in America
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Tablet talks about Judaism a lot, but sometimes we like to change the subject. Maggie Phillips covers religious communities across the U.S.—from Christians to Muslims, Hindus to Baha’i, Jehovah’s Witnesses to pagans—to find out what they’re talking about.
New Jewish Rituals Offer Comfort to Women Who Have Had Abortions
‘Not being able to process it religiously makes it a very hard experience. We thought it’s important to give it a voice.’
BY JOSIE GLAUSIUSZ
My Abortion, My Miscarriage, and My Right To Have My Own Feelings
Women are entitled to a wide range of emotions about their bodies and fertility. But under Jewish law, the rules are clear.
BY MARJORIE INGALL
Hosting women about to have an abortion is the most direct, intimate mitzvah I’ve ever had the privilege to perform.
BY LYNN HARRIS
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