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Renée Zellweger’s Unpopular New Face

Renée Zellweger’s Unpopular New Face

Old is not ugly. Looking like a mask of your former self is ugly.

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Sukkot and the Single Woman

Sukkot and the Single Woman

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A holiday of thankfulness and self-invention.

A Life Unexpected: The Childless Woman

A Life Unexpected: The Childless Woman

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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.

Blaming Barbie: Raising Daughters with Self-Esteem

Blaming Barbie: Raising Daughters with Self-Esteem

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Is average beautiful?

Henny's Secret

Henny's Secret

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There is no limit to how much love and compassion can emanate from one human heart.

I Am Beautiful

I Am Beautiful

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What do girls see when they look into the mirror?

A Letter to My Body

A Letter to My Body

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I love and respect you, but I don’t want my life to revolve around you.

Dressing for Distraction

Dressing for Distraction

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Is the gender gap partially a fabric gap?

Mikvah Misconceptions

Mikvah Misconceptions

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Going to the mikvah is not about getting clean. It’s about getting alive.

The I of the Beholder

The I of the Beholder

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How can we get free of the petty tyrannies of our own female vanity?

Virtue Makes You Beautiful

Virtue Makes You Beautiful

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A viral video about modesty.

My Modesty Revolution

My Modesty Revolution

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Dressing modestly states: I am defined by who I am inside, not by what I look like on the outside.

The Feminist Rabbi

The Feminist Rabbi

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My definition of feminism is at odds with many. Let the dialogue begin.

Taking the Spiritual Dive

Taking the Spiritual Dive

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Mikvah for the thoroughly modern woman

Mrs. Princeton

Mrs. Princeton

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On the strategic benefits of finding a husband at college.

Erin Callan Liberated

Erin Callan Liberated

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Callan was a slave to Lehman Brothers and her career. What are you enslaved to?

Revisiting Betty Friedan

Revisiting Betty Friedan

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Breaking free of feminism's constraints.

Debunking the Beauty Myth

Debunking the Beauty Myth

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Dealing with someone’s eating disorder made me realize that her struggle was mine as well.

50 Ways Girls can Feel Good about Themselves

50 Ways Girls can Feel Good about Themselves

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Effective tips for teenage girls in a world where perfection is the new standard.

My Battle with Postpartum Depression

My Battle with Postpartum Depression

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Even though I felt myself being sucked into an abyss of darkness, I refused to reach out for help.

Holding Back Our Daughters

Holding Back Our Daughters

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Are we hurting our daughters’ future?

Mothers at Work

Mothers at Work

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Are we fulfilling our unique mission, despite the demands in our lives?

The Myth of Work/Family Balance

The Myth of Work/Family Balance

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Finding your own rhythm in the work/family dance.

A House of Hopes

A House of Hopes

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Mikvah and motherhood: Frankly, I never thought I'd enter either institution.

Women on the Bus

Women on the Bus

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I know I am supposed to feel like a repressed, suppressed, oppressed and perhaps depressed victim. But what if I don’t?

Superwoman Is Dead

Superwoman Is Dead

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Most mothers fight a constant battle between stress and guilt.

Divine Gender?

Divine Gender?

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Judaism's feminine and masculine imagery of God.

Dressed to Thrill

Dressed to Thrill

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Why do we let them dress like that? How to give our daughters genuine power.

The Mommy Detour

The Mommy Detour

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Resolving the tension between career ambitions and maternal obligations.

Chanukah and the Heroic Jewish Woman

Chanukah and the Heroic Jewish Woman

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Are we willing to fight for what’s right?

Mikvah Courage

Mikvah Courage

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Sometimes it takes courage to enter the waters of the mikvah.

Beauty Industry Vs. Modesty

Beauty Industry Vs. Modesty

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How the media is destroying our self image and what we can do about it.

In My Boots

In My Boots

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What's a nice Jewish girl like me doing in a place like this?

Delivery from Darkness

Delivery from Darkness

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Bringing postpartum depression out of the closet.

For Ever and Ever

For Ever and Ever

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In the midlife zone where self-delusion flowers, forever young.

Beneath the Surface: A Deeper Look at Modesty

Beneath the Surface: A Deeper Look at Modesty

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Modesty is as much about revealing as it is about covering up.

Who I Am Person

Who I Am Person

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Even the terrifying enlightenment bestowed by Shigeko couldn't teach me that we're most human when we're most divine.

Confessions of an SJF

Confessions of an SJF

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I may lack a husband and children, but that's no reason for self-pity.

Girl Power?

Girl Power?

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How the media is damaging the self-esteem of young girls.

Divine Face

Divine Face

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Can any woman measure up to the models in Vogue?

Banishing Barbie

Banishing Barbie

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Although often at ideological loggerheads, both feminism and traditional Judaism share a common goal -- upholding and ensuring the dignity of women.

Having It All

Having It All

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"Yes, you can have it all, but you can never have it all at once."

Too Modest for TV?

Too Modest for TV?

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An author finds herself at the frontlines of a new generational battle.

Women Deserve Better

Women Deserve Better

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It's long past time for women to stand up for who we truly are.

Date with Myself

Date with Myself

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A busy mother goes on a solo vacation and finds answers to some tough questions.

Goodbye to the Children I Never Had

Goodbye to the Children I Never Had

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How can I say goodbye when I never even had the chance to really say hello?

Cleaning Queen

Cleaning Queen

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What I learned from my Israeli cleaning lady.

Seeking the Sacred Feminine

Seeking the Sacred Feminine

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The Da Vinci Code gets Judaism's view of the Sacred Feminine all wrong.

Born to Carpool

Born to Carpool

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On being "just" a mother.

Why Not Me?

Why Not Me?

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Yes, I too long for a child of my own to hold, but who am I to challenge God and ask 'Why me?'