Emily Shire was born in New York City, and due to attachment issues, she has failed to leave. She covers campus protests, feminism, and election politics. Margaritas and Derek Jeter are the two great loves of her life.
As part of Hadassah’s “Defining Zionism in the 21st Century” series, there’s going to be a June 8 event called “Feminism & Zionism: Exploring Recent Tensions,” at the Town & Village Synagogue in New York. Participants include Emily Shire and Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, so the event promises to be thought-provoking and generally wonderful. I can’t imagine the Sisterhood readership needs much convincing on the importance of feminism or Zionism as topics for discussion.
It is hard to think of a politician â€” or any political figure â€” who is easier to troll than Donald Trump. Just a cursory glance at Twitter shows that there is no shortage of snark aimed at the Trump administration from pundits, journalists, and even other elected officials. But a somewhat surprising source of shade has emerged in the Twitter-verse: a beloved dictionary company.
By now you may have already read, and read some of the copious commentary on, Christian Gollayan’s epic New York Post story, “Why I won’t date hot women anymore.” The “I” the headline refers to is not the item’s author, but its subject, Dan Rochkind, who “spent the better part of his 30s going on up to three dates a week, courting 20-something blond models, but eventually realized that dating the prettiest young things had its drawbacks — he found them flighty, selfish and vapid.” Gollavan...