Jewish Journal

On Power and Appearance

By Chanel Dubofsky

April 28, 2011 | 1:07 pm

In this latest dispatch from my brain, I’m thinking about appearance and power. A good friend of mine has been reporting getting harassed on her street a lot lately, and wondering it’s... read on

  • The Best Defense Against Anti-Semitism

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    April 20, 2011 | 12:59 pm

    I’ve started my first quarter at Cal State LA, and so far I feel like I’m where I’m supposed to be.  I really like the energy on campus, the diversity amongst the students and the quality of teaching by my professors.  One of my classes is PHI 327, Philosophy, Gender and... read on

  • It Gets Better from Gay Orthodox Jews

    By Naomi Goldberg

    April 18, 2011 | 9:47 am

    The “It Gets Better” campaign has spurred videos from presidents, rock stars, and companies around the world.

    Check out this moving video from a group of gay orthodox Jews.

  • A Queer Jewish response to “Mawwiage”

    By Janelle Eagle

    April 17, 2011 | 2:42 pm

    I’m a Jew and I’m a lesbian. Many of the people who read my blogs and connect with me via social media would perhaps feel unsurprised at the idea that I want equal rights and I want them now. The majority of them agree with me or they wouldn’t be in my network in the first... read on