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.

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The BallaBuster: Don’t Call Me a Rebel

The upside to turning 30

The BallaBuster: The Problem With Modesty Blogging

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

Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas’ Jewish Past

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

Feeling Out My Post-Shomer Negiah World

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

Mansplaining Defeated on Election Night

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

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

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

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

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

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

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