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  • Could Mother Nature Be a Man?

    By Ilana Angel

    May 20, 2012 | 9:43 pm

    One would think a woman must have compassion for another woman. Who better to understand cramps and childbirth than a woman?  Even if she’s never had a baby, a woman can imagine the pain in a real way. How is it possible that women are burdened with such pain and misery when a...

  • Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. & Boxing Gives Men Their Period

    By Ilana Angel

    August 8, 2011 | 8:24 pm

    Yesterday I posted a blog about the battle between Manny and Floyd.  I am a huge fan of Manny as both a boxer and a man.  I have written of my love for Manny Pacquiao several times before and it was well received.  I got lovely emails from his fans and an outpouring of love from the...

  • Sister Wives, Polygamy, not too bad of an idea…

    By Julia Bendis

    March 14, 2011 | 9:50 pm

    I have to admit that watching the show “Sister Wives” on TLC made me think about what it would be like to have so-called wives in my family.  To tell the truth, it doesn’t seem like such a terrible idea.  If you think about it, the only bad part are too many children by all those...

  • Briefs: Questions women can’t ask the rabbi, cartoon Torah, parking tickets, Latino Sukkot

    October 29, 2008 | 10:35 pm

    You Can't Ask a Rabbi THAT...

    Asking your rabbi a question about your period or your sex life might seem odd, but couples who observe the laws of family purity -- where they refrain from sexual contact during and after a woman's menstrual cycle -- occasionally need to provide...

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  • Jewish Law and RU-486

    By Francesca Lunzer Kritz

    October 26, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    How do Jews and how does Judaism view the recent approval of Mifeprex, a drug combination that can replace surgical abortion in many women?

    Well, that depends on whom you ask.

    Mifeprex, popularly call RU-486, can be used to terminate pregnancies for up to 49 days, counting from the...

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