Authors / Susan Reimer-Torn

Susan Reimer-Torn is a contributing writer to Jewish Currents and the author of Maybe Not Such a Good Girl: Reflections on Rupture and Return.

Conversation
Depatriarchalizing Judaism
On the 30th anniversary of her groundbreaking book Standing Again at Sinai, feminist theologian Judith Plaskow discusses the choice to remain within a patriarchal religious framework.
Susan Reimer-Torn September 10, 2020
Essay
Unrequited Love: When Women Study the Talmud
Women Talmud scholars find different paths through a patriarchal text.
Susan Reimer-Torn December 11, 2018
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All About Eve 1 and Eve 2: A Re-Creation Story
Susan Reimer-Torn August 4, 2017
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A Clash Between Women Over a Holocaust Tale
Susan Reimer-Torn June 14, 2017
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The Brothel-Owner and the Milkman
Susan Reimer-Torn April 28, 2017
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Memo from DC, and a Tale from the Talmud
Susan Reimer-Torn January 25, 2017
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Upper West Side: Reflections on the Burkini and the Male Gaze
Susan Reimer-Torn September 14, 2016
Articles
Orthodox Women, Escaping
Susan Reimer-Torn April 2, 2016
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Upper West Side: My Orthodox Weekend
Susan Reimer-Torn December 10, 2015
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The Dancing Grandmothers of Jewish Jackson Heights
Susan Reimer-Torn December 2, 2015
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From the West Bank to the Upper West Side
Susan Reimer-Torn June 9, 2015
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Mirror and Enigma: The Sages and the Slut Walk
Susan Reimer-Torn June 3, 2015
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Mirror and Enigma: My Obsession with Bruriah
Susan Reimer-Torn April 18, 2015
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Mirror and Enigma: The Talmud’s Sisters and Their Sotah Ordeal
Susan Reimer-Torn March 23, 2015
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Mirror and Enigma: Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the Yetzer Hara
Susan Reimer-Torn February 23, 2015
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Mirror and Enigma: The Go-Between Women
Susan Reimer-Torn February 15, 2015
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Mirror and Enigma: The Talmud’s Buddy Movie
Susan Reimer-Torn January 31, 2015
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Mirror and Enigma: Tales from the Talmud
Susan Reimer-Torn January 15, 2015
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Murder in Israel: And Will You Love?
Susan Reimer-Torn July 9, 2014
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Upper West Side: A Dayenu for “Dancing in Jaffa”
Susan Reimer-Torn April 25, 2014
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Daughters and Fathers at Passover Time
Susan Reimer-Torn April 9, 2014
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Upper West Side: Dror Bondi on Heschel, Religious Language, and Politics
Susan Reimer-Torn February 14, 2014
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Follow-Up: A Victory for Women Activists of Beit Shemesh
Susan Reimer-Torn January 2, 2014
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A Bump on the Head and Day-Tripping in Beit Shemesh  
Susan Reimer-Torn December 23, 2013
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Upper West Side: The Philanthropists
Susan Reimer-Torn October 18, 2013
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Upper West Side: Meet the Maharats
Susan Reimer-Torn June 25, 2013
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Upper West Side: Happiness and Burst Bubbles
Susan Reimer-Torn May 1, 2013
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Upper West Side: On Women, Water, and Walls
Susan Reimer-Torn April 23, 2013
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Upper West Side: Red Diaper Babies and Orthodox Jews
Susan Reimer-Torn March 19, 2013
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Upper West Side: Hands in Pockets
Susan Reimer-Torn March 14, 2013
Articles
Miss Liberty: Escaping Orthodoxy
Susan Reimer-Torn November 24, 2012
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Susan Reimer-Torn: Upper West Side #6
Susan Reimer-Torn July 30, 2012
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Susan Reimer-Torn: Upper West Side #5
Susan Reimer-Torn July 5, 2012
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Susan Reimer-Torn: Upper West Side #4
Susan Reimer-Torn June 21, 2012
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Susan Reimer-Torn: Upper West Side #3
Susan Reimer-Torn June 9, 2012
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Susan Reimer-Torn: Upper West Side #2
Susan Reimer-Torn May 24, 2012
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Susan Reimer-Torn: Upper West Side #1
Susan Reimer-Torn May 12, 2012
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