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It’s Jewish American Heritage Month for one, a period that feels especially important to mark given the rising insecurity coursing through Jewish American life. We don’t all have frizzy hair and big noses that will, according to the trope of the Jewish American Princess, be “fixed” as a high school graduation gift. Some Jews keep kosher (observing dietary rules set out in the What American Jews all share; however, is that we are part of the diaspora, or Jews who live outside of Israel.
Because visibility is more important than ever before, Refinery29 brings you our celebration of Jewish American culture. A Fran Fine-esque nasally voice does not emerge from all of our mouths. Our ancestors came here from Spain, from Russia, from Ethiopia, from Syria, and more.
The poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty, “The New Colossus,” which contains the iconic lines “Give me your tired, your poor, / Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free” — repeated by millions of immigrants as a welcome to the land of opportunity — was written by Emma Lazarus, a Jewish writer, political activist, and translator. Jewish women in America have forged their own way and crafted their own destinies.
She’s just one of many influential Jewish women in U. The eight pictured here were photographed by Yael Malka (herself one of the subjects) for Refinery29 for Jewish American Heritage Month.
The racism the Ethiopian Jewish community was going through in Israel made people very isolated and very resentful and very angry. There are other, better ways to be out there and actually live.
Instead of having them be this separate group, showing that Jewish people are just people., which means healing or fixing the world.
The world right now is in such a precarious state on so many levels — political and environmental.
Originally, there’s a certain idea that when you get married, the sexuality of a man and a woman belong to the other person. A woman’s natural hair, natural look, there’s just something about it.
No one owns anybody, but your sexuality should be for your spouse, whatever it may be. It doesn’t always have to be sexual, but there’s something to the idea of it that when you uncover it, it’s just for your husband or your wife or whoever it is. I wouldn’t necessarily call myself a ‘modest dresser.’ There are certain things I would wear and certain things I wouldn’t. I would say the general terms would be — or they used to be — your collarbone, your elbows, and your knees [had to be covered]. So you can still get whatever you’re trying to go for, even if you’re not completely covered from head to toe.