Sexism Pervasive In Jewish Federations

“A female senior staff member at a large-city Jewish federation says that she faces a constant, subtle sexism in the patronizing way that male lay leaders and staffers speak to her.

“‘I’m more aware of being female here than I was where I worked before [at a non-Jewish organization],’ she says. ‘No one asks me to go get them coffee, but people speak to me differently. You can feel it.‘”

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