A friend of mine, who’s the daughter of Chinese immigrants and married to another immigrant, recently decided that she would no longer buy her daughter a Barbie doll if it didn’t represent her little girl’s own traits, such as slightly darker skin and almond-shaped eyes.
I am a Jew. I am a Latina. I am a mother. These are the most salient components of my identity.
Sonia Perel and Karen Gitelman Wiernik of Argentina, Galit Markovitcz of Ecuador, Carla Btesh of Panama, and Rosa Einhorn of Venezuela had dinner around the Lilith conference table recently for some frank talk.