Kallah Classes

Kallah Classes: An Empowered Education

“YES!!!!!!” *mazel tov, mazel tov!* Ah, engaged life. You’ve got a loving guy at your side, a gorgeous ring on your finger and “mazel tovs” pouring in from anyone and everyone. Being engaged is everything and more you thought it ... Read More

Monlouges of the Makom

Monologues from the Makom: Embracing Jewish Women and their Sexuality

On Tuesday, May 9th, approximately sixty women, a majority of whom were Stern College students or alumni, gathered together for an event titled Monologues from the Makom. The word makom, which literally means “place” in Hebrew, is also ... Read More

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Remembering Rabbi Dr. Aharon Lichtenstein

On Sunday May 8th, a yom iyun, or a day of learning, was held at Yeshiva University in commemoration of the first yahrzeit of Rabbi Dr. Aharon Lichtenstein z”tl. Rabbi Lichtenstein received his BA and rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva ... Read More

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Hanging My Hat

Anybody who knows me well knows that Aritzia is one of my favorite places to shop. Everything about the clothes, the storefront, the bags and even the weird gift cards (featuring gaping mouthfuls of braces—why?) stimulates within me a ... Read More

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Shackled

Maybe you’ve seen the pictures. Women, looking somber, face the camera, holding a sign. One reads, “I am an agunah 2+ years and counting.” Another simply says, “14 years.” Some women show their faces; a redhead sits cross legged ... Read More