The absence of a ninth justice will continue to compromise the ability of the highest court to fully do its job.
National Council of Jewish Women Nancy K. Kaufman says the Senate has a duty to act on the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland, and the country will suffer if they fail to do so.
Combatting sex trafficking demands a multidimensional approach beyond punishing the perpetrators; we must focus on prevention, and on helping survivors heal.
It’s not just the survival of Planned Parenthood that’s at stake, writes Nancy Kaufman, but the survival of religious liberty. As Jewish women, we must make our voices heard.
Israel is a thriving and progressive Jewish democracy in many ways. So why does it allow Orthodox rabbis to maintain a stranglehold on marriage and divorce?
Four decades after the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision, don’t assume the right to choose will always be guaranteed, Nancy K. Kaufman writes.
One issue I never quite thought I would experience in 2011 is bus segregation. I am not referring to blacks and whites, because, after all, this is not 1960 in Mississippi. I am referring to the gender segregation of men and women on buses with routes originating from the predominately Orthodox neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo in Jerusalem.
It’s ironic that in the very same period that the East Coast is experiencing a hurricane and a rare strong earthquake, we commemorate two “earth shaking” historic events. On August 18, 1920, women won a years-long fight for suffrage with ratification of the 19th Amendment; and on August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of Americans spoke out for jobs and freedom at the March on Washington led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.