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Sep 7, 2018, 10:57 PM
A second unplanned pregnancy
Breaking the silence on Jewish women struggling with abortions -- a taboo issue that requires great sensitivity
Aug 5, 2018, 5:56 PM
CultureJew:From “Pose” to “RBG” Great Stuff to See
Haven’t posted anything in a while, mostly because travel interfered (a week in northern California and a long weekend down the Jersey shore) and also because the summer is lean season for grownup movies. That makes it a good...
Jul 30, 2018, 8:59 AM
An open letter to Rabbi Rick Jacobs
(or why I fear for the imminent demise of Tikkun Olam) Dear Rabbi Jacobs, Like you and your constituents, Tikkun Olam is something I care about deeply. Indeed I share your concerns about a world spinning out of control, and the...
Jul 29, 2018, 12:26 PM
Israel — Blockchain Capital of the World?
Cryptocurrencies and the underlying Blockchain technology that powers them generate a fair deal of mixed feelings in many jurisdictions around the world. On the one hand, some people believe that Blockchain technology is the most disruptive force of the...
Jul 8, 2018, 4:14 AM
Inhumanity at the Top
It used to be the case that humans were inhuman to other humans. Now government has usurped that role. In the United States, land of the once-free and home of the once-brave, President Trump has created a very inhumane act...
Elana Bekerman Frank
Apr 19, 2018, 9:23 PM
Made in Israel with Love: Challenges of the Fertility Challenged
Jewish Fertility Foundation (JFF) brings you thoughts from a native-Atlanta gal and now Israeli resident of Jerusalem who shares what it’s like to struggle with infertility in Israel. You might ask, isn’t the infertility experience the same anywhere? As...
Apr 19, 2018, 2:16 AM
70 extraordinary women of Israel
Celebrating those who have made the Jewish state their home, giving of themselves and their diverse talents
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Mar 27, 2018, 1:52 PM
Keeping in mind the fertility challenged at the Seder
When reading the Haggada, we come across the verse from Shmot 1:7 which describes the growth of the nation: “The children of Israel were fruitful (paru) and swarmed (va-yishretzu), multiplied (va-yirbu) and grew (va-yaatzmu) more and more (bimeod meod)....
Mar 4, 2018, 9:28 PM
Trans-women are not women
There's an ongoing bet between myself and a friend that this piece will not be published. If you're reading this, this means I lost $100. Here goes... We live in a time of two ideological extremes with no room for...
Elana Bekerman Frank
Jan 12, 2018, 10:41 PM
The Silent Struggle of Infertility
This piece was originally published on JOFA's Blog at the Jewish Week on 1/12/18. The Silent Struggle of Infertility BY TRICIA ANBINDER AND ELANA FRANK Envisioning the Dream of Parenthood - A staggering one in eight couples will experience challenges achieving and maintaining pregnancy. 1 in 8....