Learning Feminism in Bnei Brak

I’m looking at myself in a window to make sure my outfit is okay. I am looking at my reflection to make sure I still recognize myself. I’m in Bnei Barak, an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood next to Tel Aviv. I threw out my full-length mirror years ago, and checking my appearance in a window has become […]

One Year After Gaza: American-Jews No Longer on the Netanyahu Bandwagon

August 26, 2015, marked one year since the end of the 51-day round of fighting in Gaza between Hamas and Israel dubbed operation Protective Edge. When the fighting started, I happened to fly to America for 10 days to visit my family in Philadelphia, and the topic of Gaza and the fighting at the time […]