For years, Rachel Sklar played the role of the feminist single woman to perfection in New York’s glittery tech and media world. She was an indefatigable networker and promoter (for herself and others) who knew how to attract the limelight — to win the TV gigs and the
On the new episode of The Jewish Channel series “The Salon,” co-hosts Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner and TheLi.st founder Rachel Sklar discuss some exciting news: Sklar’s recently announced pregnancy. In the clip, Sklar talks of the joys and challenges in being 41, single and pregnant.
In this clip from episode 33 of The Salon, Jewish women discuss the aftermath of the Rabbi Barry Freundel mikvah scandal and what it says about religious authority more broadly. This month’s guests are Rachel Krantz, Senior Features Editor at Bustle.com; Dr. Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, Executive Director of JOFA, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance; and documentary filmmaker Debra Gonsher Vinik, founder of Diva Communications (“All of the Above: Single, Clergy, Mother”). The Salon is hosted by Jane Eisner, Editor-in-Chief of the Forward, with Rachel Sklar, founder of Change the Ratio and TheLi.st.
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Each month, Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner hosts The Salon, a conversation with Rachel Sklar of Change the Ratio and other Jewish women about life, love, politics and everything in between. In the latest episode, Sisterhood contributor Sarah Seltzer discusses lessons from Hurricane Sandy; Amy Webb, author of “Data, A Love Story,” talks about how she gamed JDate to meet her perfect mate; Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld, co-author of “Et Le’ehov: The Newlywed’s Guide to Physical Intimacy,” about sex education in the Orthodox community, and all five chime in on the Jewish vote and election 2012. Check out all of the clips here.
Rabba Sara Hurwitz, the Foundation for Jewish Culture’s President and CEO Elise Bernhardt and the author of “Sabbath World,” Judith Shulevitz, are guests on the fifth episode of The Salon, The Jewish Channel’s women’s issues chat show. Discussion topics include the debate over Orthodox women serving in the rabbinate in light of a major rabbinic ruling on the issue, the meaning of the Sabbath in contemporary life, bat mitzvahs gone wild and that infamous Lane Bryant lingerie ad.
The Salon, The Jewish Channel women’s issues chat show, is out with a new episode — featuring actress Tovah Feldshuh (of “Kissing Jessica Stein” and “Golda’s Balcony” fame), Lilith magazine editor Susan Weidman Schneider, and comedy writer Julie Klausner. Panelists discuss whether women’s milestones, like Kathryn Bigelow’s historic Oscar win, should necessarily be celebrated as feminist victories and parse House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s role in passing health reform, among other topics. The monthly series is hosted by none other than Forward editor Jane Eisner, with Mediaite editor at large Rachel Sklar.