Because touch is sacred and my body is sacred. And sacred things should be saved for sacred moments.
A new fashion design sketchbook shows less isn’t always more.
Breaking the silence on ‘honor violence’ against women and girls in Muslim societies.
How the media is destroying our self image and what we can do about it.
Old is not ugly. Looking like a mask of your former self is ugly.
Even though I married later in life, I anticipated having children. I still can’t believe it’s not going to happen. I wasn’t prepared for this.
Is average beautiful?
There is no limit to how much love and compassion can emanate from one human heart.
I love and respect you, but I don’t want my life to revolve around you.
Going to the mikvah is not about getting clean. It’s about getting alive.
How can we get free of the petty tyrannies of our own female vanity?
Dressing modestly states: I am defined by who I am inside, not by what I look like on the outside.
My definition of feminism is at odds with many. Let the dialogue begin.
Callan was a slave to Lehman Brothers and her career. What are you enslaved to?
Dealing with someone’s eating disorder made me realize that her struggle was mine as well.
Effective tips for teenage girls in a world where perfection is the new standard.
Even though I felt myself being sucked into an abyss of darkness, I refused to reach out for help.
Are we fulfilling our unique mission, despite the demands in our lives?
Mikvah and motherhood: Frankly, I never thought I'd enter either institution.
I know I am supposed to feel like a repressed, suppressed, oppressed and perhaps depressed victim. But what if I don’t?
Most mothers fight a constant battle between stress and guilt.
Why do we let them dress like that? How to give our daughters genuine power.
Resolving the tension between career ambitions and maternal obligations.
What's a nice Jewish girl like me doing in a place like this?
Bringing postpartum depression out of the closet.
Modesty is as much about revealing as it is about covering up.
Even the terrifying enlightenment bestowed by Shigeko couldn't teach me that we're most human when we're most divine.
I may lack a husband and children, but that's no reason for self-pity.
Although often at ideological loggerheads, both feminism and traditional Judaism share a common goal -- upholding and ensuring the dignity of women.
An author finds herself at the frontlines of a new generational battle.
It's long past time for women to stand up for who we truly are.
A busy mother goes on a solo vacation and finds answers to some tough questions.
How can I say goodbye when I never even had the chance to really say hello?