The story of Ruth at the heart of Shavuot has a striking relevance to our global pandemic: it begins with a natural disaster.
We would be foolish to ignore the parallels between the way Jewish leaders exercised agency then and today.
My intersectional experience as a feminist Latina immigrant from Argentina and a Sephardi Jew led me to abstain from the current Women’s March
Salazar’s story demands that we explore the way in which we approach identity: is it malleable or essential, exclusive and inherited?
The Bible suggests that the oppression of women is a curse — one that must be fought.
It’s easy to point fingers at explicitly sexist societies like Saudi Arabia or the ultra-Orthodox. Mijal Bitton argues we should look at our own structural gender inequity.