I spent my life trying not to be like my mother. But maybe she had everything she’d always wanted.
In the Venn diagram of my life, Jewish Orthodox feminism took up half, female sexuality the other. Until one day, the intersection of the two came crashing down on me.
A feminist conference at Barnard sounded promising but devolved into a conformist and incomprehensible discourse-fest
Will belief in the divinity of Torah ever be reconciled with the role of women in contemporary religious life?
Even after an illustrious career, surviving the scrutiny of publishing is an unending fight
The radical feminist revolution has been hijacked
Where does critical race theory come from? An older thesis that flattens all human experience into an unrelenting state of war.
Martin Duberman distorts the life and work of a pioneering feminist genius to make her more pleasing
A novelist who spreads falsehoods about Black males and Jews is an object of white feminist worship
Women’s History Month: Pauline Wengeroff, the late-19th-century Russian grandmother and memoirist who saw through the emerging patriarchy in Eastern Europe, was no Betty Friedan
Expansive, intimate, and wise, the late author of the newly reissued feminist masterpiece ‘The Mermaid and the Minotaur’ sought to change the alchemy of the battle of the sexes
Ariel Sabar, in ‘Veritas,’ turns the true story of an academic con into a gripping thriller starring an overzealous feminist history prof, a wily forger, and Jesus’ wife
A different kind of head covering—not a kippah, not a ‘sheitel’—gains popularity among non-Orthodox women
Is there room in the culture anymore for nuance?
FICTION: Four seasons in academic hell
Bette Howland steps out of the shadow of Saul Bellow
Why are millennials so afraid to get it on? Sex, power, gender, and swiping right, in Kristen Roupenian’s first collection of short stories.
A recent panel event featuring the founding mother of ‘intersectionality’ highlighted the promise and peril of our intersectional moment