Bodies — legal and illegal — is the theme of the latest issue of New Voices magazine, the only national magazine by and for Jewish college students.
This month’s features look at the endangered state of women’s health at Stern College of Yeshiva University and the story of outlaw Jews involved in the Jewish mob. Continue reading to learn about Harvard students starving for workers’ better wages, obscure Jewish teachings on fingernail hygiene, a sex-panic in 1920s Boston, and a handful of other topics.
- Looking for a Plan B – Why women’s health is endangered at Yeshiva University’s Stern College
- Hunger Striking for Workers at Harvard – Two activists weigh in on the tactics
- Who’s the Last Lansky? – One New Jersey mobster tells all about the Jewish mafia, now and then
- Not Your Zeyde’s Shekhita Business – Animals kosher in death, abused in life
Also, a big welcome to Liz Alpern and Joshua Nathan-Kazis as the incoming director and editor for 2007 – 2009. Kudos to Ilana Sichel and Sarah Braunstein as they conclude two years at the Jewish Student Press Service — the magazine looks more beautiful than it ever did, covers the edgy news that Jewish students want to read, and the organization has once again survived through another debacle of speaking truth to power (read all about it in The Nation).
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