I was the first woman ordained as a rabbi in Israel. Zoom shul surfing allowed me to see how many female rabbis have come after me.
How these strong Jewish women survive the Covid-19 pandemic
By her junior year of high school, Bella Saunders already knew that she wanted to take time off before college and apply her “skills, passions and Judaism” to a non-academic setting. But when the coronavirus pandemic disrupted her senior year at Atholton High School in Columbia, Md., the 17-year-old Saunders became even more certain of her decision to participate in Tivnu: Building Justice, a social justice-themed Jewish gap year program in Portland, Ore.
“A young woman experiences the fear her ancestors must have felt for the first time. Another wonders if she should even talk about Israel anymore.”
A veteran of the Israeli military and a personal trainer, she held the man and asked passers-by to call 911, but no one was willing to get involved.
Anne Neuberger, also known as Chani, is a Borough Park native who attended a Jewish day school for girls.
“Women, more than men, want their tallit to have a story.”
Jewish women are especially making strides in the tech world.
Ruth Messinger gets personal.
We wish Aly Raisman healing.