I grew up Orthodox, looking down on Reform Judaism. Then I came out as queer and changed my opinion.
‘Der Yid,’ ‘Der Veker,’ ‘Di Tzeitung,’ ‘Der Blatt,’ ‘Maalos,’ ‘Moment,’ ‘Der Shtern,’ ‘Di Vokh,’ ‘Der Blik,’ and ‘Der Blitz’ all fill niches of Hasidic readership
‘Do we really imagine that true respect for women can survive, let alone thrive, in a world where standard “entertainment” is saturated with their objectification and all too often actual abuse?’
Ep. 128: Orthodox rabbinical student Leah Sarna and culture critic Lauren Oyler
Episode 113: Footsteps Executive Director Lani Santo and ‘Why Bob Dylan Matters’ author Richard F. Thomas
Why are the rabbis who were so vocal about the Iran deal so quiet when Americans are attacked on the streets by Nazis?
How to avoid using power that comes from stations that work on Shabbat? Invent a new kind of strictly kosher grid, some haredi lawmakers say.
After being dumped by her fiancé, Michal searches for a husband
Episode 84: Author Daphne Merkin on her new memoir, and retired Episcopal priest and Oprah favorite Father Ed Bacon
A memoir of two currents of Modern Orthodox feminism in Blu Greenberg and Tamar Ross, with degrees of activism and tolerance at the heart of the difference
A scene from Maxime Giroux’s Felix and Meira, out this month in the U.S.
‘Chayla in Shul’ will be displayed in London’s National Portrait Gallery
A week visiting my family in Israel