Lilith Are You a Recovering Jewish Professional? 11 Jun
The text refers to a comic about being a recovering Jewish professional and suggests pairing it with a recently released feature on toxic Jewish workplaces. ...
11 Jun
Lilith A Kaddish in Havana 10 Jun
This text recounts a group of tourists, including some Jewish people, reciting the Kaddish prayer for Bella Terner, a Polish Jewish woman who settled in Cuba...
10 Jun
Lilith Elegy for a Mentor 30 May
The author reflects on her experience as a student at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in the early 1970s, where she found an unexpected mentor in Loui...
30 May
Lilith The Cutting Room: Joan Didion is Helping Me Process This War 13 May
The article reflects on how Joan Didion's writings and approach to processing crises, particularly through the structure of narratives, have provided a frame...
13 May
Lilith Bess Kalb Talks #Boymoms, Humor and Jewish Books 9 May
In a delightful and humorous interview, Bess Kalb discusses topics ranging from her children's book "Buffalo Fluffalo" to hosting the Jewish Book Council Awa...
9 May
Lilith A Century-Old Feminist Sephardi Novel Is Back–and It’s Awesome. 9 May
Blanche Bendahan, a lesser-known Sephardi Jewish writer, gained recognition with the translation of her first novel "Mazaltob," set in Tetouan, Morocco, at t...
9 May
Lilith The One Who Doesn’t Know How to Ask 6 May
The author reflects on the parallels between the Passover story of liberation and the struggles faced by those undergoing infertility treatments, highlightin...
6 May
Lilith Wabi-Sabi 3 May
Miriam, a photographer facing terminal illness, reflects on the impermanence of life using the Japanese concept of Wabi-Sabi, finding beauty in imperfection ...
3 May
Lilith This Apple Falls Far From the Tree: Portrait of my Mother  2 May
The text portrays a conversation between the author and her mother, exploring the mother's upbringing in Kavkaz, with its strict gender roles and cultural no...
2 May
Lilith Fiction: Dayan 1 May
The story "Dayan" is a poignant tale set in a desert village where an elderly woman named Dayan prepares her daughter Malka and grandchildren for an unknown ...
1 May
Lilith Talking to KC Wagner About Ending Harassment at Work: 28 Mar
KC Wagner, director of the Equity at Work Initiative at Cornell University, has dedicated over 40 years to addressing workplace consequences of intimate part...
28 Mar
Lilith Honoring Queen Esther’s Secret Self 21 Mar
The author of the text reflects on their decision to adopt the name Hadassah instead of Esther in honor of Queen Esther's hidden self and feminist values. Th...
21 Mar
Lilith Crunching Poppyseeds on Purim 20 Mar
The article discusses the tradition of eating Nan E-Berenji (Rosewater-Poppyseed Cookies) by Persian Jews during Purim, a holiday that coincides closely with...
20 Mar
Lilith Our Embryos Aren’t Children, But I Wish They Were 1 Mar
A Jewish individual undergoing fertility treatment reflects on the emotional journey of having embryos that didn't develop into children due to scientific re...
1 Mar
Lilith Not All Who Wander Are Lost: On S.L. Wisenberg’s Essays 14 Feb
In her book of essays titled "The Wandering Womb: Essays in Search of Home," S.L. Wisenberg explores her lifelong struggle to belong and feel at home. As a J...
14 Feb
Lilith A New Set of Rituals for Abortion and Pregnancy Loss 1 Feb
The lack of ritual and liturgy in mainstream Judaism for experiences specific to women, such as menstruation, miscarriage, and mammograms, is a frustration f...
1 Feb
Lilith A Legacy of Mildred Weissman’s Delight in Art 30 Jan
Mildred Weissman was a prominent advocate for women's rights, social justice, and Jewish culture. She made significant contributions to Jewish and secular mu...
30 Jan
Lilith Two Jews, Three Opinions in the Age of Online Rage 28 Jan
The article discusses the phenomenon of Jews attacking each other on online platforms, particularly in relation to the war in Gaza and issues related to Isra...
28 Jan
Lilith Mrs. Dalloway in Jerusalem, 2023 25 Jan
The author reflects on the experience of their daughter, who is serving in the Israeli army while also reading the novel Mrs. Dalloway. The mention of the ch...
25 Jan
Lilith We Meet at the Well: Miriam, Hagar and Me 23 Jan
In this personal essay, the author reflects on their connection to the biblical figures of Miriam and Hagar and their own experiences as a Jew from the South...
23 Jan
Lilith A Jewish-Muslim Solidarity Group Faces a Fractured Moment 22 Jan
The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, a Jewish-Muslim solidarity group, is facing challenges and divisions. The organization brings Jewish and Muslim women togeth...
22 Jan
Lilith Living in Support of Survivors 18 Jan
The author reflects on the importance of believing and supporting survivors of sexual violence. They acknowledge the difficulty of confronting the truth that...
18 Jan
Lilith Our Most Read Stories of 2023 4 Jan
Lilith Magazine's most-read stories of 2023 primarily focus on themes of grief and hope in the midst of violence and loss. The stories include a poem about a...
4 Jan
Lilith A Modern Illuminated Manuscript 29 Dec 2023
Artist Debra Band has created the first fully illustrated Book of Ecclesiastes, or Qohelet, featuring the grandeur of the Alhambra as its central metaphor. B...
29 Dec 2023
Lilith 21 Books We Want to Read in 2024 22 Dec 2023
Lilith magazine has compiled a list of books they are excited to read in 2024. The list includes a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles, including "Dear ...
22 Dec 2023
Lilith Seven Jewish Feminist Highlights of 2023  20 Dec 2023
Despite the challenges faced by Jews in 2023, Jewish feminists continued to make strides and advocate for gender equality. The death of Canadian-Israeli peac...
20 Dec 2023
Lilith On Grief 19 Dec 2023
The author reflects on the experience of grieving the loss of her husband. She initially underestimated the impact of losing a spouse and compares it to the ...
19 Dec 2023
Lilith Thirteen Ways of Looking at Your Dying Mother. 18 Dec 2023
The article titled "Thirteen Ways of Looking at Your Dying Mother" explores the author's personal experience of caring for their dying mother. The writer off...
18 Dec 2023
Lilith My Family’s Bootleg Contraception Operation 14 Dec 2023
This article tells the story of the author's great-grandparents, Louis and Frannie Weiner, who were involved in a bootleg contraception operation in the 1920...
14 Dec 2023
Lilith Four Cozy Rom-Com Books to Make You Smile This Winter 8 Dec 2023
This article recommends four cozy Jewish rom-com books for readers looking for lighter fare this winter. The first, "Season of Love" by Helena Greer, tells t...
8 Dec 2023
Lilith Imagining a Lost Jewish Past: Janice Weizman’s “Our Little Histories” 7 Dec 2023
Janice Weizman's book "Our Little Histories" delves into Jewish history and identity from the perspectives of everyday women. The stories explore the lives o...
7 Dec 2023
Lilith At the UN, Jewish Women Decry “Unbearable Silence” Around Oct. 7 Rapes 7 Dec 2023
The Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations held a special session to address the rape, mutilation, and sexual violence committed by Hamas against ...
7 Dec 2023
Lilith Eighteen Books Lilith Loved This Year 6 Dec 2023
Lilith Magazine has compiled a list of their favorite books of 2023, ranging from fiction to nonfiction to children's literature. Some notable works include ...
6 Dec 2023
Lilith I’m Ten And I’ve Gone Through More Than Most Adults 30 Nov 2023
In this first-person narrative, a ten-year-old recounts the difficulties and loss experienced in their family. The narrator's sister was diagnosed with liver...
30 Nov 2023
Lilith Dykes, Dolls, and Delight: My Summer with Lilith 14 Sep 2023
The author shares their internship experience with the feminist magazine Lilith, specifically highlighting two projects they worked on: photographing the NYC...
14 Sep 2023
Lilith The Torah of Johnny Cash 13 Sep 2023
The article discusses the author's discovery of Johnny Cash's music and its resonance with their own spiritual longing for God. Despite theological differenc...
13 Sep 2023
Lilith The Things We Give: Breastfeeding, BRCA, and the Burden of Decision-Making 7 Sep 2023
This text discusses the difficult decision to undergo a mastectomy for women at high risk of breast cancer due to carrying the BRCA mutation. It explores the...
7 Sep 2023
Lilith Those Long-Ago Crushes on Jewish Actors Playing “The Other” 6 Sep 2023
The author reflects on her childhood crushes on Jewish actors playing non-Jewish characters, such as Ed Ames as Mingo in Daniel Boone and Leonard Nimoy as Mr...
6 Sep 2023
Lilith Vintage Eye Candy for the New Year 5 Sep 2023
This text reflects on the tradition of sending New Year cards in the Jewish community. The author, reflecting on their childhood, describes how their mother ...
5 Sep 2023
Lilith A New Film Looks at Bella Abzug’s Life 18 Aug 2023
The documentary film "Bella!: This Woman's Place is in the House" explores the life and legacy of Bella Abzug, a Jewish feminist and progressive political fi...
18 Aug 2023
Lilith “Framing a Life” 18 Aug 2023
In "Framing a Life," author Roberta Kuriloff explores the metaphor of building a house as a representation of her personal journey and search for wholeness. ...
18 Aug 2023
Lilith “The Archivists” Dives Beneath the Surface 16 Aug 2023
Daphne Kalotay, author of "The Archivists," discusses the inspiration behind her characters and the themes in her book. She reveals that her last name, Kalot...
16 Aug 2023
Lilith Talking “A Castle in Brooklyn” with Shirley Wachtel 14 Aug 2023
"A Castle in Brooklyn" is a novel by Shirley Russak Wachtel that tells the story of three characters - Jacob, Zalman, and Esther - who survive the Holocaust ...
14 Aug 2023
Lilith Did “Barbie” Give Us a New Lilith Midrash? 10 Aug 2023
The author reflects on her childhood experiences with Barbie and the way it represented oppressive gender norms and beauty standards. As she grew older and e...
10 Aug 2023
Lilith The Jewish Queen of Makeup 3 Aug 2023
"Fifth Avenue Glamour Girl" by Rene Rosen is a novel that delves into the life of Estée Lauder and her rise in the cosmetic industry. The author aimed to sti...
3 Aug 2023
Lilith Caring For, and Learning From, Queer and Trans Elders 2 Aug 2023
The article discusses the challenges faced by queer and trans elders in senior care homes and the need for cultural and LGBTQ+ inclusive support. The author,...
2 Aug 2023
Lilith My Barbenheimer Childhood 2 Aug 2023
The author reflects on their childhood memories, including their father teaching them physics and the joy they experienced playing with Barbies in their atti...
2 Aug 2023
Lilith Talking With Yael Goldstein-Love 26 Jul 2023
In an interview, Yael Goldstein-Love, author of "The Possibilities," discusses the complexities and challenges of motherhood. She describes motherhood as bot...
26 Jul 2023
Lilith Jennifer Rosner on the Price of Being Saved 25 Jul 2023
In the novel "Once We Were Home" by Jennifer Rosner, the author explores the stories of Jewish children hidden during the Holocaust and the challenges they f...
25 Jul 2023