Liebes On Women’s Lib

C.S. notes this New York Times article on the history of the title “Ms.”: In the Nov. 10, 1901, edition of The Sunday Republican of Springfield, Mass., tucked away in an item at the bottom of Page 4, an unnamed writer put forth a modest proposal. “There is a void in the English language which, […]

Women In Ski Pants and Fashionable Yeshivah Students

It is often observed that Yeshivah students in antebellum Europe could be very sharp and stylish dressers. Apparently, not everyone was pleased with this; the always interesting Rav Yehoshua Menahem Ehrenberg relates that he had once challenged the Hafez Haim, during a visit to the latter’s Yeshivah, on seeing that his students were “מגדלי בלורית […]