Frumerism and Podcasts about Jewish Women…1 December 2019

Description: Circa 1945, Jewish servicemen and women celebrate Passover together by eating matzo. A caption next to the photo notes that the woman pictured is one of only seven Jewish women stationed in Guam. [Center for Jewish History]

Black Friday wig sale – the brilliant intersection of consumerism and an Orthodox life – and with the stroke of a keyboard, I’ve just created a new word, frumerism.

At Chochmat Nashim, their podcasts tackle issues including women’s health, the erasure of women in the public domain, and extremism in Israeli society.

At the Jewish Women’s Archive, Abby Stein talks about her experiences and her new book – Becoming Eve

Lilith magazine has a useful archive of their podcasts which are provocative and wide-ranging.

Shanie Cooper at The Jewish Women Podcast offers a series of podcasts on Biblical women

The Joy of Text is a  monthly podcast about Judaism and sexuality, co-hosted by Rabbi Dov Linzer and Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus

A relatively new podcast, Deracheha brings “our source-based approach to women and mitzvot straight to your ears.”

Black Friday for the Mind – Thanks to Karen Skinazi for pointing out that her book, Women of Valor, Orthodox Jewish Troll Fighters, Crime Writers, and Rock Stars in Contemporary Literature and Culture, and many others, are available with a discount from Rutgers University Press