Pop-Culture | Posted by Talia on 04/20/2012

The Color Pink

why does pink = girly

I volunteer at the children’s service at my synagogue on Shabbat (the Sabbath). Every week, the kids walk around with kid-sized Torahs, some of which are stuffed toys. The Torahs are red, yellow, blue, and purple and were bought in the past few years, so they all look new and are in pretty good condition, but there’s one pink one, that is about twice my age. It’s very faded, a little corroded looking, and has been sewed more times than I can remember to keep the stuffing from falling out. Despite the clear quality disparity, all hell breaks loose every Shabbat when the little girls come running to grab the pink Torah before anyone else can catch up. And yes, innumerable tears have been shed …

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Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 09/4/2010

Saturday Vids: Stupid Girls by Pink

I love Pink a lot - I think she's a pretty awesome individual - and while I realize there are some issues with this song (like, maybe we shouldn't hate on celebrities or other "stupid girls" even if we dislike their actions and what they might stand for) I think overall it sends a positive message. Outcasts, girls with ambition, that's what I want to see!

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