‘On election night, in the past, everything was for men. This year, after Aliza won, the whole city center was dancing in circles.’
American Jews developed their unique brand of Judaism in an environment that viewed religion as compatible with pluralism, civil rights and democracy.
In the Jewish community — Orthodox and otherwise — the stigmas surrounding abortion and putting children up for adoption can be devastating.
“I couldn’t tell anyone.”
Efforts to integrate ultra-Orthodox men into Israeli society have led to the exclusion of women — an unacceptable trade-off.
The Trump administration’s efforts to limit reproductive healthcare are offensive to both women’s autonomy and Jewish teaching.
At the Batsheva luncheon at the Plaza, privileged Orthodox women talk ‘empowerment’.
Orthodox rabbis from a liberal seminary are disregarded by some traditional synagogues because the school supports LGBT rights and female clergy.
The difference between a rebbetzin and a shlucha.
It is hardly the first time that women have been thrown under the bus in the name of what is “good for the Jews”.