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Prime Ribs: Girls in Pink; Women in Denim

By Elissa Strauss

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Sholom Aleichem’s granddaughter, Bel Kaufman, discusses teaching Jewish humor and storytelling at age 100. (And be sure to read this recent Forward piece on Kaufman.)


The Smithsonian writes about the emergence of gender-specific baby clothes in the 20th century.


“Who are you calling grandma?” asks the New York Times. And “why is my retired mom more fun than I am?” asks Slate’s Jessica Grose.


Over at Tablet, Dvora Meyers examines the importance of jeans skirts for the young and the modest.


The Washington Jewish Week writes about efforts to help rabbis respond to domestic abuse.


The Presbyterian Church voted to ordain to ordain gay people as ministers, elders and deacons.


And for some comic relief, Salon enters the gender comedy wars with short profiles of the 10 funniest women on the Internet.


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