A new book deepens the Orthodox Jewish community’s conversation around female sexuality
Sexual abstinence of married men roils the Hasidic sects of Gur, Slonim, and Toledot Aharon
‘They want the pleasure to be mutual’
Two Bay Area Jewish women offer an intimate—but not too intimate—seminar on human sexuality
The stars of ‘Broad City’ are upending—and redefining—what it means to be a Jewish woman in charge of her own sexuality
Landmark, unanimous decision in line with nationwide calls to ban ‘cures’ for sexual orientation
Jewish law loves to separate people into airtight categories. Real-life sex and gender are more complicated. What then?
The esteemed author talks about all the reasons the founder of psychoanalysis would have objected to a new examination of his life
The value of Jewish laws regulating sex is evident in the honeybees that produce the honey we use to sweeten our new year
The nebbish is the bumbling caricature of a Jewish male, embodied by figures like Woody Allen and George Costanza. Where did he come from?
Philip Roth’s legacy of writerly narcissism left a generation of young novelists with the wrong idea of what makes great literature
Doreen Seidler-Feller, a Los Angeles psychologist, observant Jew, and rabbi’s wife, has a thriving practice as a sex therapist to the Orthodox
A proposed San Francisco ballot measure prohibiting circumcision arises from a debate over ritual, sexuality, and identity. What’s become an American norm might soon again be a mark of difference.
Or should that be ‘Love and Guns’?
From the archives: In praise of ‘knish,’ ‘shmundie,’ and other Yiddish slang for vagina
Was it homophobia?
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