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(JTA) — By now, some of you may know a bunch of random but adorable facts about 5-year-old Arabella Kushner, the granddaughter of President Donald Trump. For instance, she likes Israel more than she likes ants, she loves fidget spinners and she wants to be a Marine when she grows up.
It started like this: Arizona State University professor named Katie Hinde tweeted the following: “Did I just take a bunch of NASA tank tops from the boys section & put them in the girls section? Yes. Yes I did.” She included photographic evidence of the same, at what was probably a Target. The idea being, if NASA shirts are only in the boys’ section, STEM careers will continue to be treated as an option only for boys. Subtle cues along those lines could well prevent women from entering such professions.
You are reading to your child. Your brain processes the words and your mouth utters them. But you have no idea what you have just read or how long you’ve been in this altered state. Parenting expert and clinical social worker Carla Naumburg not only knows your confusion, but as a fellow parent she feels it. Judging by the knowing nods so did the thirty women in the room that Naumburg was addressing.
If you turned on the television in Israel on the morning of December 21st, you’d have been greeted by news reporter Eli Rachlin — and by two little girls who look like they’d probably rather be somewhere else. Of course, with the public workers’ strike taking effect across the country and nursery schools and other public schools shutting down, there was nowhere else for them to be.