These and Those

Musings from Students of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem

Tag Archives: gender

‘Are You Having a Boy or Girl?’ Is More Complicated Than You Think

Posted on May 24, 2018 by Shira M. Cohen-Goldberg

This post originally appeared in Kveller. Click here to read the original.  It’s weird to be pregnant again. People ask me the sex of the baby all of the time, and I say “girl,” and they say, “Oh, and how about your other kids? Boys? Girls?” And when I’m not in the mood to give Continue Reading »

[Alumni Post] It’s a Girl Thing

Posted on October 1, 2014 by Susan Fendrick

Pardes alumni, Susan P. Fendrick reminisces on her days at Pardes as she witnesses the next generation of women learning Talmud in this post originally published in the Jewish Advocate. Last week was a milestone in my daughter’s life—the kind of “first” that Jewish mothers of girls delightedly anticipate their daughters reaching, waiting to welcome Continue Reading »

A Letter to Men (Women are Invited to Read Too!)

Posted on October 1, 2014 by Geo Poor

Dear Men, Staring through the eyes of 50% of the Y-chromosome-holders in the Egalitarian Minyan, I wonder a question that I have never before thought but have heard from the other gender: “Where are all the guys?” Why is it that while the Mechizta Minyan has some 12 men and 2 women, the Egalitarian Minyan Continue Reading »

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