Posts byBethany Wolfe

Volume 9, Issue 2, 5776

Chained to a Dead Marriage: Can We Fix the Agunot Issue?

A Jewish Form of Domestic Abuse

Why there are agunot in the 21st century, and what you can do about it.


New Approaches to the Agunah Problem

An inside look at what top scholars are examining right now at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute.


Blind to Legal Consequences

The surreptitious long arm of Israeli rabbinic courts.


A Quest for Historic Knowledge

Why Ben Steiner devotes his time to studying archives rather than standing on the activist front lines.

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Wanted: Missing Jewish Husband

How Jewish women used newspaper ads and editorial stories to track down their deserting husbands.


The Last Great Taboo

Highly acclaimed author and poet Marcia Falk wears the label “post-theist” to widen the definition of Jewishness.


Jewish Genes Are Not Enough

In our modern society, many who have been born with Jewish DNA seek farther and deeper when it comes to identifying as Jewish.

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An Unapologetic Atheist

Artist Fran Forman sees the patriarchal language in prayers as symbols of an ancient culture.


Bringing Bigness to the Table

Why one atheist rabbi says there is great comfort in questioning, storytelling, and acting “as if.”