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Leah Gordon
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Thoughts and Texts
I awoke on Sunday with an earworm from the Book of Amos (*).  Maybe it was matza overload ("hunger for bread").  I kept hearing the song: יא   הִנֵּה
יָמִים בָּאִים, נְאֻם אֲדֹנָי יְהוִה, וְהִשְׁלַחְתִּי רָעָב, בָּאָרֶץ: 
לֹא-רָעָב לַלֶּחֶם, וְלֹא-צָמָא ל...
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On Bake Sales
So I'm finally a Cranky Cantabridgian.  Ok, so I don't really live in Cambridge, though I can see it from my house .  My crossover into true crankdom occurred yesterday, when my boys asked me to participate in a fund-raising Bake Sale for team sweat-shirts....
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Culture of Patriarchal Oppression: My Bad Hattitude
It is almost a cliche that men's clothing is designed for function while women's clothing is...not. There are ongoing debates about "dress codes" and "slut-shaming" and other related issues, but fundamentally the problem is that human bodies and their cover...
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Culture of Patriarchal Oppression: My Bad Hattitude
It is almost a cliche that men's clothes is designed for function while women's clothes is...not. There are ongoing debates about "dress codes" and "slut-shaming" and other related issues, but fundamentally the problem is that human bodies and their coverin...
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Alt-Neu Hat
It's b'nei-mitzvah season! My seventh-grader has a wonderful cadre of pluralistic Jewish friends, and one of the nicest things is how everyone shares bar- and bat-mitzvah celebrations.  Because there are observances all over the religious map, each family s...
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