When my daughter was born 18 years ago, I used to bring her to school with me and lay her on a blanket in the corner of my classroom when I taught. There was no child care at the university (then the University of Judaism) and no paid family leave.Eighteen years later, there are classes of rabbinical students who remember my daughter and then my son as infants in their mishnah classes, the institutions has a different name, and we still don't have paid family leave (or child care).
Five leading progressive American Jewish organizations jointly honor Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on the 20th anniversary of his assassination.
David Levy reviews the new film by Jake Witzenfeld, screening in New York as part of The Other Israel Film Festival.
We invite you to the only film festival devoted to Israel's minorities -- the "other Israel."
Aliza Becker writes that "Censored Voices" is a must-see for anyone who wants to understand the 1967 Six Day War.
Netanyahu's false tale about Hitler and the Mufti harms actual fights against anti-Semitism.
You are not counter-hegemonic movements. You are the incarnation, par excellence, of hegemony. You have, in the most racist of ways, co-opted the language of a real counter-hegemonic movement entrenched in battle with the American state.
How common is rape culture in the progressive Jewish community? The answer to this question is of course unquantifiable – but the response would be at least “quite common.”