Farewell Post to The Jewish Women’s Archive

I’ve come a long way, baby. If you’ve followed this blog for the last nine months (the time it takes for new life to come to term), you may have been privy to my special journey here at JWA.I began as an intern, advanced to an independent contractor, and come October I was officially offered the position of JWA’s Online Communications Specialist and Blogger-in-Chief of Jewesses with Attitude. It was an exciting dream manifested, because for many years the idea of working at the archive spark … [Read more...]

Our Changing Perceptions of Hillary Rodham Clinton

I am interested in our nation’s changing perceptions—and altered reception—of Hillary Clinton.Do you remember Hillary Rodham Clinton? Do you remember Hillary with the headbands? National healthcare Hillary… the woman (and the vision and her efforts) that far preceded Obama? Do you remember Hillary, the faithful wife, betrayed? Then the stoic Hillary that stood by her man? Remember campaigning Hillary—sharp, powerful, at times charming—who as Secretary of State turned public defeat into person … [Read more...]

In Celebration of Menschy Men / The Night I Got Primal Bridal

Thank G-d for menschy men! And tiaras! *** Feel free to ZOOM in. It's under "View" in your menu bar***  … [Read more...]

For My Boyfriend on Valentine’s Day: Dali’s Camel

Dali's Camel There was a time I was likea camel but didn't know I would wander the desert thirsty for you. The sky was big as was my heart waiting waiting crippled but entertained blind but exhausted a flower wilted that does not know her petals fall delicately beautifully behind her.And then and then in the distance your form against the haze I saw you a mirage I thought a figement of a figment of an imagined daydream that Dali would scribble before his … [Read more...]

For My Best Friend On Valentine’s Day

Thank G-d for BFFs! And ice cream! *** [Click on the comic frame to enlarge...] *** … [Read more...]

Why Is This Blog Different From All Other Blogs?

Why is this blog different from all other blogs?Well, let’s begin with the name. It’s a fabulous name don’t you think? Once you hear it, it’s hard to forget. And in its tantalizing way, makes you wonder: is this a sex column? Or a relationship advice column? Or a bare-all-tell-all-memoiresque column that celebrates tantric sexual rites or speaks the language of 50 Shades of Grey?No, not really. Sorry to disappoint.But! This blog is a pleasure spot for sure, one that hosts playful and … [Read more...]