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February 21, 2018 | ‎ו׳ באדר ה׳תשע״ח‎

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Super Jewess: Joan Nathan, Jewish Cookbook Author

ט״ז בשבט ה׳תשע״ח (February 1, 2018) |

Jewish cookbook author Joan Nathan is known the world over for her delicious Jewish recipes. Along with regularly appearing in The New York Times and Tablet Magazine, she has authored 11 cookbooks over her 40-plus years in the culinary world.

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How to Keep a Full-Time Job as an Orthodox Jewess

י״ד בשבט ה׳תשע״ח (January 30, 2018) | | One Comment

For six days, we work. And on the seventh, we rest. Simple enough, right?

Not really. In 2018, the world is always “on” and the work almost never stops. Having a full-time job as an observant Jew can be tough when you are expected to be online 24-7. Shabbat notwithstanding, there are holidays, fast days, kosher laws and a myriad of other practices that impact a Jewess’s career. Luckily, there are a few strategies for making working full-time easier.

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What is the Meaning of Jewess?

י״ב בשבט ה׳תשע״ח (January 28, 2018) |

Jewess is a term that refers to a female Jew.

Though it was not originally used as an offensive term, Jewess today is seen as derogatory for two reasons: The word Jew is sometimes used as a slur, and the -ess is outdated and not feminist. Many women prefer to be called Jewish women, just like female poets want to be poets and not poetesses, as they were once called.

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Ariela Wertheimer: Former Military Doctor, Mother of Five, and Renowned Israeli Artist

ז׳ בשבט ה׳תשע״ח (January 23, 2018) |

Though the Israeli artist Ariela Wertheimer is renowned in her home country and has exhibited all around the world, she has only been a full-time professional artist for the past 20 years. Before that, she was an x-ray technician and then a volunteer at Rambam Hospital in Haifa and a military doctor for the Israeli Defense Forces.

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