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...]

Five Ways to Celebrate Thanksgivukkah

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Image sourced from thisreidwrites   2013 is a pretty special year when it comes to kicking off the winter sprint of American holidays, because this year Thanksgiving and the start of Hanukkah occur on the same day. It's being dubbed everything from "Thanksgivingukkah" to "Thanksgivukkah". I prefer the latter, but I've seen it all. Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is annually celebrated by Americans on the fourth Thursday of November. Its status as a national holiday did not occur until … [Read more...]


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