Archives for March 2020
Purim Reminds Me of All We Haven’t Learned After #MeToo
In the era of #MeToo, should we now question why Mordechai is often extolled as the Purim story’s hero rather than an enabler of abuse?
Israel Weighing Quarantines for Anyone Entering the Country
Israel's Health Ministry announced Sunday night that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases had climbed to 39.
Inheriting Family Heirlooms, and the Stories of Migration They Tell
When we leave home, we leave things behind. After that, we are in the import-export business of our own memories and family heirlooms.
Remember, Queen Esther Negotiated Beauty Into Power
In light of the #MeToo movement, Purim is an important moment for the Jewish community to ask: Are we doing enough to protect girls and women?