MIAMI (JTA) — Growing up, I always dreamed of being a mom. Even as a kid I would brainstorm baby names, tell my dolls bedtime stories and swear that I would be a cool mom and let them eat cookies for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I had it all planned out, down to the soccer jerseys and frilly dresses my future children would wear.
A high rabbinical court in Israel sentenced to five years in prison a man who for years has refused to give his wife a divorce.
Public health officials trying to fight breast cancer in Australia find the country’s Jewish population especially challenging.
Sometimes, cultural misogyny is subtle: tone policing, mansplaining, implicit bias about gender stereotypes. Sometimes, it is not. Sometimes, it comes in the form of a bumper sticker using a sexist pejorative to equate the presumptive Democratic candidate for presidency with a female dog.
Israel’s supreme rabbinical court rejected Wednesday a conversion by a prominent American rabbi who sponsored Ivanka Trump’s conversion to Judaism, reaffirming a widely criticized ruling by a lower court.