Leslie Ginsparg Klein
By Leslie Ginsparg Klein
Those Rapping Bais Yaakov Girls Are Not Weird — Or Even Surprising
Jewish media outlets were surprised and delighted by a recent viral video of two Bais Yaakov girls rapping about Dor Yesharim, a genetic testing organization. I was delighted, too. Surprised? Not at all. While there was nothing shocking to me about two Orthodox teenage girls rapping, the responses to the video have been both surprising…
Are American Haredi Women Leaning In?
A photo posted by The JWE (@thejwe) on Oct 18, 2015 at 9:06pm PDT I was surprised and saddened by Livia Levine’s recent article in the Sisterhood, “Can Haredi Women Learn to Lean In.” It is disappointing and disheartening that Haredi women in Israeli don’t see themselves as competent enough to be managers and surprising…
The Real Reason Ultra-Orthodox Rabbis Rail Against Women’s Education
Recently, a number of media outlets have the statements of the haredi rabbinic leadership in Israel regarding academic study for women. Last Tuesday, a group of leading haredi rabbis met and declared that women should not study in any secular higher education institutions or obtain secular academic degrees. Coming in the midst of discussions of…
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
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