Identity Issues Affecting Puerto Rican Girls: An Artist Speaks

In her essay The Myth of the Latina Woman/ Just Met a Girl Named Maria, Judith Ortiz Cofer describes her Puerto Rican upbringing in a strict Catholic home in New Jersey, where she was taught to behave like a proper señorita. Cofer explains that the conflicting messages she received as a child, were those commonly…

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another reason I love jewess

One of my all favorite blogs jewess has announced in their latest post A Biblically Oriented Week Each Friday a different scholarly woman will offer some insight into the week’s Torah portion [parsha]. This Friday, look for a post on Bamidbar by the J-blogosphere’s own Velveteen Rabbi, Rachel Barenblat! [If anyone out there wants to…

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Nuevos Compañeros

So here I am introducing the best of the best… They will make you laugh, think, laugh some more and then go do something Ricardo from U N L O A D E D Ricardo is a Puerto Rican Jewish Playright. The first time I cam across his blog U N L O A D…

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