A Conversation with Joy Ladin

A recorded conversation with Joy Ladin at Washington’s DCJCC. She’s wonderfully instructive, sometimes in deeply poignant ways; listen carefully here when she describes, among other things, the plight of transgender teens and their very basic need for shelter. 

Getting Dressed in the Morning (Lilith-Forward)

The importance of fashion to Jewish women today; how Passover rituals are connected to feminist consciousness.

The Nation Enters the Womb (Lilith-Forward)

The state of abortion rights in Israel; Jewish women shaping American politics in unexpected ways; new takes on “what Jewish feminism means to me.”

The Pay Gap—Still Kicking (Lilith-Forward)

The ever-present pay gap between men and women, even in the Jewish communal workforce. And we check in on the state of access to oral contraceptives.

Sylvia’s Spoon

Michelle Brafman reads her short story, the winner of Lilith's 2006 fiction contest.

The Joy of Cooking (Lilith-Forward)

Feminists reframe the joys of cooking; the Forward’s Jane Eisner reports back first-hand on violence against women in Haiti now; the memorable $#*! our moms say.

Jewish Anti-Choice Organizations Emerge (Lilith-Forward)

Who’d have expected anti-choice organizations in the Jewish community? Plus, a new pitch for a reality television show, and our own feminist “click” moments.

Taking the Ritual Laugh

Generations of educated religious women, who love to live at the edge of tradition.
Written by Rebecca Stone, read by Melanie Weiss.

Torah as the Matrix for Feminism

Cynthia Ozick, one of the Jewish feminist greats, makes the connections.
Read by Melanie Weiss.

Lilith Breaks the Sound Barrier

Listen to Lilith editor in chief Susan Weidman Schneider in a podcast interview recorded by Your Jewish Neighborhood.

Exclusive access to the American Jewish Historical Society Archives (Part 1 of 3)

Lilith Magazine and the American Jewish Historical Society held an exclusive event at the Society’s archives, bringing in three noted scholars to teach about American Jewish women’s history. Now, Lilith brings these amazing talks to you!