Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /nfs/c01/h16/mnt/6196/domains/ on line 35

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /nfs/c01/h16/mnt/6196/domains/ on line 15

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /nfs/c01/h16/mnt/6196/domains/ on line 505
Jewess The Tribe's Better Half Fri, 02 Mar 2012 19:53:29 +0000 en Comics by Jewish Women, Agunah seeks help from Congressman, and more news from TJC Fri, 02 Mar 2012 19:53:29 +0000 Rebecca Honig Friedman

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 Sun, 05 Feb 2012 13:19:34 +0000 Rebecca Honig Friedman

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 episode.

S**t Girls Say:

On the Absence of Women in Jewish Public Life:

Flashmob in Beit Shemesh Tue, 10 Jan 2012 02:03:43 +0000 Rebecca Honig Friedman

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

Modest Wedding Gowns and More News from TJC Sun, 08 May 2011 21:54:38 +0000 Rebecca Honig Friedman

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.
Watch TJC’s Week in Review every week at

What Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress Means For Jewesses Fri, 29 Apr 2011 14:16:56 +0000 Rebecca Honig Friedman
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. Though something must be done about that plunging neckline…

“Manning Up” and More, on TJC’s The Salon Wed, 23 Mar 2011 14:56:22 +0000 Rebecca Honig Friedman

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 Rachel Sklar ( for a discussion about why men dominate magazine bylines; is congress endangering women’s health?; and the Mike Huckabee/Natalie Portman debate.

Watch the complete episode on The Jewish Channel — – Time Warner channel 528, Cablevision iO channel 291, RCN channel 268, Verizon FiOS channel 900, and Cox Cable channel 1.

For Purim, Marisa Tomei’s Debut As Queen Esther Tue, 08 Mar 2011 20:24:57 +0000 Rebecca Honig Friedman

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

New Episode of TJC’s The Salon Is Up! Mon, 31 Jan 2011 17:01:31 +0000 Rebecca Honig Friedman

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 America matters, or doesn’t.

Watch the full episode on The Jewish Channel — channel 291 on Cablevision iO, channel 528 on Time Warner, channel 900 on Verizon FiOS, channel 268 on RCN, channel 1 on Cox Cable.
More info at

Minnie Driver on Playing a “Jewish Princess” and More: TJC’s Week in Review Sun, 16 Jan 2011 16:53:11 +0000 Rebecca Honig Friedman ]]> Jewesses Discuss the Tea Party, Breast Cancer Awareness and More: The Salon Episode 08 Thu, 28 Oct 2010 02:12:15 +0000 Rebecca Honig Friedman

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 who have very strong opinions. And the show’s hosts, Forward editor Jane Eisner and’s Rachel Sklar, are fabulous as always.

Check out the promo above and watch the full episode on The Jewish Channel — channel 528 on Time Warner, channel 268 on RCN, channel 291 on Cablevision iO Optimum, channel 900 on Verizon FiOs, and channel 1 on Cox Cable. More info at