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Comics by Jewish Women, Agunah seeks help from Congressman, and more news from TJC

My story on “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women,” a touring exhibition, comes about 8 mins, 23 secs into the video.
See more news from The Jewish Channel at the TJC Newsdesk blog, and check out TJC’s YouTube channel!

TJC’s The Salon Episode 16: “Stuff Girls Say,” Gender Segregation, Roe v. Wade and More

The Salon is the first and only Jewish women’s television show. Hosted by the Forward’s Jane Eisner, with Rachel Sklar of Change The Ratio. The latest episode features Gaby Dunn (NY Times Magazine,, Nancy Kaufman (National Council of Jewish Women), and Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi (The Israel Project).
Here are a couple extended clips from the […]

Flashmob in Beit Shemesh

I often think flashmobs are dumb, but this is awesome.

Modest Wedding Gowns and More News from TJC

The video version of my previous post comes 4 min, 28 secs into the video. Also, check out the story on Manischewitz’s move to Newark, NJ, and the rest of the news.
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What Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress Means For Jewesses

photo credit: Ben Stansall/AFP, Getty Images
Shopping for a modest wedding dress just got a whole lot easier for Orthodox Jewish brides and others concerned with covering up for their weddings. No doubt long sleeved wedding dresses, a la Kate Middleton’s by Sara Burton of Alexander McQueen, will be much easier to come by next season. […]

“Manning Up” and More, on TJC’s The Salon

TJC’s The Salon is the first-ever television show about Jewish women’s issues. On the latest episode, author Kay Hymowitz discusses her controversial new book, “Manning Up: How The Rise of Women Has Turned Men Into Boys.”
She’s joined by philanthropist Barbara Dobkin, Sisterhood contributing editor Elissa Strauss, and hosts Jane Eisner (editor of The Forward) and […]

For Purim, Marisa Tomei’s Debut As Queen Esther

I came across this while looking through TJC Newsdesk archives. Fun!

New Episode of TJC’s The Salon Is Up!

The Salon is a monthly Jewish women’s discussion show on The Jewish Channel. On this episode, five fabulous Jewesses discuss the legacy of Debbie Friedman; the Gabrielle Giffords shooting; segregated buses in Israel; the rape conviction of former Israeli president Moshe Katsav, the latest battle in the Mommy Wars; and why having a Jewish Miss […]

Minnie Driver on Playing a “Jewish Princess” and More: TJC’s Week in Review

Jewesses Discuss the Tea Party, Breast Cancer Awareness and More: The Salon Episode 08

The new episode of “The Salon,” TJC’s women’s issues discussion show, went up this week, and it’s super fantastic if I do say so myself.
This episode features’s Irin Carmon, Moment Magazine’s Nadine Epstein, and JTS education professor Carol Ingall, editor of The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910-1965. They’re three really smart women […]

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