Tag Archives: Jewish Feminist

Whores and harems: Sexual Politics and the Book of Esther‏

Like most Jewish feminists, I remember that time of coming of age when I stopped begging to dress up as queen Esther for Purim and started to cheer for Vashti and her independence. I thought that was a simple and sufficiently … Continue reading

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Has the Forward become Kveller?

I will save my full critique of  the blog /facebooksite Kveller  (“Jewish Parenting Advice and Perspectives”) for another post, as it really deserves more space. Suffice it to say that as both a feminist and a Jew I find it  … Continue reading

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