Denim Maxi Skirts Are Back in Style, Says Vogue

They’ve long been a sartorial staple for observant Jewish women

Orthodox Women Turn to Other Orthodox Women During Pregnancy and Childbirth

Observant mothers-to-be hire doulas who share their religious practices and understand their specific needs

The First—and Last—Time I Wore Tefillin

I used to think that being a feminist meant doing whatever men did. Now I’ve found my own place as a woman in the Orthodox world.

Changing the Equation for Orthodox Women Studying Math and Science

As Israel’s first female Haredi dean, mathematician Malka Schaps is helping other religious women follow in her footsteps

Ultra-Orthodox Parents of Children With Mental Illness Face Lonely Struggles

When one teen began bingeing and purging, there were places she could go, but her mother felt she had nowhere to turn

Orthodox Jewish Women Get in on Zumba Craze

But Rabbis aren’t thrilled with the female-only dance class’ suggestive moves

From One Altar to Another: A Story of Worship, From Orthodoxy to Anorexia

I spent my teenage years in rebellious pursuit of an unattainable body. It almost cost me everything.

An Orthodox Woman Wears Many Hats: How To Blend In While Standing Out

Covering my hair makes me feel like part of the Orthodox community. But how I cover it makes me feel like an individual.

‘Tznius’ in Furs: What Judaism Has To Say About My Mink Coat

How can we square conspicuous extravagance with laws of modesty? What about Jewish laws about treating animals humanely?

Finding Acceptance as an Orthodox Teenage Girl—Among Non-Jews

The first time I really got to know gentiles, I had my guard up. But they embraced me in a way my own community had never done.

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