September 23, 2018

Karen Lehrman Bloch

Amid the soul-searching that has followed the Florida shooting, there has been an implicit acknowledgement that there are in fact...
In the days following the Florida school shooting, all of the usual “guns are as American as apple pie” defenses came out as though...
In a magnificent, glassed corner office I visited on my trip to L.A. last week, I watched the setting sun create layers of golden...
This address was delivered by Karen Lehrman Bloch at the Cedars-Sinai Women’s Guild Symposium 2018: “21st Century Woman.”
“That’s cool,” I said somewhat offhandedly to my son after he showed me something, well, cool. It’s not a word I use very often.
PQ: This was a Progressive Women’s March…so why don’t they call it that? On the morning of Jan. 20, some guy friends at my gym in...
I spend most of my time on Facebook criticizing the left. Pointing out all of the ways it has become illiberal.
Walking around the Neue Galerie on Fifth Avenue, one cannot help but notice the purity of art that doesn’t feel obligated to have a “message”...
An iconic photo has emerged from the protests in Iran. A young woman — fearless, determined, resolute — holds a long stick.
“This sacred city,” declared President Donald Trump last week, “should call forth the best in humanity.” It was somewhat of a Nixon-in-China moment,
In 1970, Tom Wolfe coined the term “radical chic” to describe how socialites and celebrities were adopting radical political causes to advance...
I recently stopped in at one of my favorite shops in Manhattan, a small boutique on upper Madison Avenue. I try to avoid the place because...
“Who is it that I aspire to be?” asks Mr. Browne in the new film “Wonder.” “That is the question we should be asking ourselves all the time.”
About a decade ago, when I was trying desperately to conceive, I read an essay by a woman who was traumatized by the fact that her obstetrician had...
When Amedeo Modigliani arrived in Paris in 1906, at the age of 22, the city was still roiling with anti-Semitism spawned by the Dreyfus affair.
My 8-year-old, Alexander, is a tough kid. He’s not mean or aggressive; he’s just tough and has attitude. Increasingly, it's...
“Are you waiting for Shmuel?” “I’ve been waiting all my life for Shmuel,” I said. He laughed. “You’re funny.” We’re at the fax machine; it was my...
When I lived in Washington, D.C., in my 20s, I often wore miniskirts. The prim and proper ladies there used to stare at me.
As a woman, I don’t vote for women just because they’re women. As a feminist, I don’t vote for women just because they’re women.
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