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Pray Tell: On Jerusalem’s Feminist Activists, Women Of The Wall

If you go to to the Western Wall, the holiest site in Judaism, you might see men singing loudly and dancing in circles. What you might not notice right away…

Lilit Marcus | March 14, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Sarah Silverman’s Rad Sister Rabbi Susan Silverman Detained For Jewish Feminist Activism

We knew we loved Sarah Silverman — but it turns out her sister Susan Silverman is kinda rad, too. Silverman’s sister and niece were detained at the Western Wall,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 11, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Evening Quickies: TV Broadcasters Ready And Waiting For Jesus’ Return

I thought this was an Onion headline, but I was mistaken: two American TV broadcasters have acquired studio space in Jerusalem so they have a prime spot for when…

Jessica Wakeman | October 1, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Lady-Blurring Glasses Are Like Beer Goggles For Orthodox Jews

Let’s say you’re having a problem. Say you’re a dude, and your vision is just too good. It’s so good that you can see attractive women, and those women turn…

Lilit Marcus | August 7, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Forget To Buy A Wedding Gift? Put Money In The Couple’s Bank

A wedding hall in Jerusalem now offers couples the option of renting a credit card machine so guests can swipe their card, type in an amount, and, voilà, instant wedding…

Catherine Strawn | July 11, 2008 - 12:30 pm

No SATC Ads In Jerusalem

The billboard company responsible for advertising the Sex and the City movie decided not to hang posters or billboards in Jerusalem or Petah Tikva because of the two cities’ large…

Catherine Strawn | May 21, 2008 - 2:30 pm