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Postpartum From The Pulpit: Maternity Leave, Postpartum Depression And My First Year Of Parenthood
Ivanka Trump has made her brand about supporting working women, and she says her father is on board. But how can we take her at her word when her clothing line designers don’t get a single day of paid maternity leave, and her father underpays his female employees?
“I’m 41, religious and single. I’m not prepared to give up on motherhood and I’m also not prepared to give up on my halakhic devotion. If I can’t have a partner, at least I should have a child.”
Deborah the Prophetess stands before the people of Israel. “Listen,” she calls out, “did not the Lord, God of Israel command: ‘Go, march on Mt. Tabor…’”
The opening paragraph of a recent article on the sociologist Orna Donath includes the phrase “professional iconoclast” in reference to Donath and her work on Israeli men and women who don’t want to be parents (as opposed to “childfree,” which has no direct translation to Hebrew).