Honoring a Bad Mom on Mother’s Day

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Today is Mother's Day.That means that everywhere both online and off, it's about moms. This weekend's Facebook feed has been filled with pictures of my friends with their moms, both past and present. Statuses saying how awesome their maternal parent was and how thankful they were for their moms. The commercials on the radio blast how it's "not too late" to get mom that gift she deserves. (Because capitalism never rests!)I am happy for my friends that they all have such a great … [Read more...]

Faith and Feminism

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When I was younger, feminism was a bad word. It was, as my friend put it, "up there with Satan and communism"on the list of very bad things. It was a force to be reckoned with, the driving force behind the ills in society (like homosexuality, lack of prayer in schools, school shootings, etc.) That's right, feminism was the straw that broke the world...or somethign. ┬áMy journey from conservative Christian to liberal Jew(ess?) has been a natural progression. It has opened my eyes and in the end … [Read more...]


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