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Feminism & Zionism: Definitions and Exclusions

1 month ago

[Image source: Festival of Faiths from Louisville, United States (Media & The Public Trust – Pathways to Nonviolence) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons] A recent series of articles about Palestinian-American political activist Linda Sarsour startled many in feminist and…

Grok Culture

Black History: 8 African Americans to Follow Now

2 months ago

[Photo: The author snapped a shot of this Harriett Tubman memorial on a recent trip to Harlem, NYC] In case you hadn’t heard, Black History Month is now National African American History Month. (I learned this just last week, even…

Grok Faith

No Selfies at the Holocaust Memorial, Please

2 months ago

[Photo: A photo taken by the author of the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin] “How much of the Holocaust do you want on this trip?” I asked my boyfriend while planning our trip to Berlin last November. This alarmingly point-blank question…

Grok Faith

Cutting the Cords of Toxic Relationships

3 months ago

[Photo: “Release” by Sophia] When Facebook gave me the opportunity to post my favorite reflections from 2016, I hit delete. 2016 is one year I would prefer not to revisit. Like many women, I found myself triggered by the avalanche of…