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Prime Ribs: Will Israel Ban the Burqa?

By Gabrielle Birkner

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Israel is mulling a ban on face veils.


The editor of the online Jewish women’s magazine 614 is out with a new book about how single women can stay sane in our wedding-obsessed culture — not to mention our reproduction-obsessed faith.


Abstinence-only sex education is dead. Long live abstinence-only sex education?


After an extended court battle, a Brooklyn judge ruled that Amy Neustein — not her older brother — is the rightful owner of her late rabbi father’s home. She characterized the ruling as “a victory for Orthodox Jewish women who refuse to be enslaved and subjugated by patriarchal traditions.”


A new photography exhibit features images of breast cancer survivors from minority groups, including survivors of Ashkenazic Jewish descent.


Our new favorite parenting site, Kveller, has this piece about alternative rituals — feet-washing and oil-anointing, among them — to go along with Jewish naming ceremonies for baby girls.


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