By Sara Kabakov
It’s Time For The #MeToo Movement To Start Talking About Children
When the #MeToo movement began, I watched, stunned. While in despair to learn of so many high profile predators using their power to intimidate and abuse women, I was also exhilarated; finally the world was opening its blind eye. Maybe my daughters will be able call out men who try to sexually intimidate them, and…
Marc Gafni Told His Side of the Story. Now His Accuser Responds.
Editor’s note: Earlier this month, the Forward published Marc Gafni’s own words defending himself against accusations that he sexually abused Sara Kabakov when she was 13 and he was 19. Here is Kabakov’s response. I struggle with the impulse to respond to Marc Gafni’s letter regarding my January 2016 article about him sexually abusing me….
‘I Was 13 When Marc Gafni’s Abuse Began’
With all the accounts that have come out about Marc Gafni, the former rabbi and spiritual guru, you may wonder what more I have to offer. But this story is not over, even if Gafni never teaches or abuses again. Right now there are children in the Jewish world, and in other communities, who are…
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Hybrid: Online and at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Oct 2, 2022
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A Sukkah, IMKHA, created by artist Tobi Kahn, for the Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan is an installation consisting of 13 interrelated sculpted painted wooden panels, constituting a single work of art. Join for a panel discussion with Rabbi Joanna Samuels, Chief Executive Director of the Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan, Talya Zax, Innovation Editor of the Forward, and Tobi Kahn, Artist. Moderated by Mattie Kahn.