About Dvora Meyers

Dvora Meyers is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, Salon, Tablet and several other publications. She is the author of the essay collection Heresy on the High Beam: Confessions of an Unbalanced Jewess and blogs at Unorthodox Gymnastics. You can find Dvora on Twitter here.

The BallaBuster: Don’t Call Me a Rebel

By January 10, 2013

The upside to turning 30 Read More

The BallaBuster: The Problem With Modesty Blogging

By December 27, 2012

Dignity should be determined by our actions and character, not the contents of our closet Read More

Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas’ Jewish Past

By December 13, 2012

In her newly published memoir, the 16-year-old gold medalist shares her family’s Jewish traditions Read More

Feeling Out My Post-Shomer Negiah World

By November 29, 2012

Why I wish a site like Jewrotica existed when I was younger Read More

Mansplaining Defeated on Election Night

By November 8, 2012

Though not electing men who have no compassion for rape victims is hardly a breakthrough Read More

Haredi Card Game Teaches Girls Not to Eat Ice Cream or Laugh in Public

By October 24, 2012

Want to behave modestly, girls? There’s a card game for that Read More

It’s a Free Country, Baby: In Defense of Sarah Silverman’s Choices

By October 16, 2012

Responding to a rabbi’s sexist open letter to the Jewish comedian Read More

Creation, Upended: Adam Isn’t the Only One Missing a Piece of his Rib

By October 12, 2012

When corrective scoliosis surgery means getting a rib removed, this week’s parasha is especially relevant Read More