Women

Women

Silhouette of three women cheering against a sunset

For this International Women's Day, consider celebrating the achievements of Women of the Wall, in addition to honoring the women in your sisterhood and congregation.

Alyson Malinger
A mans arm reaches out through a computer screen to shake the hand of the man using the computer

The connection that began from one small meeting has now grown to involve our entire congregation and one across the ocean.

Jill Kamin & Corinne Black
Three young adults holding signs in support of equal pay for women

Next Equal Pay Day, may every member of the Reform Jewish community be actively engaged in the work to bring more justice to our workplaces.

Rabbi Mary Zamore
People around a table eating

Teaching a recent cooking class in my congregation reminded me that even in the 21st century, there’s something unique, warm, and special about a synagogue women’s group.

Cantor Deborrah Cannizzaro
Red and white striped sneakers and jean-clad legs at the starting line as seen from overhead

As I chronicle my journey from Orthodox feminist to Reform rabbi, I would like to explore what it means to be a Jewish woman, and what it means to be a human being.

Elana Sztokman
View from bimah of Consultation on Conscience 2017 participants filling sanctuary (including the balcony)

With more than 800 Reform Movement leaders and activists gathered at the 2017 Consultation on Conscience, the excitement to build a more just world was palpable.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
White marble statue of justice holding brass scales

On this Equal Pay Day, there is much to be done to bring justice to working women, including those who are employed within the Jewish community.

Stephanie Blumenkranz, Rabbi Marla J. Feldman, & Rabbi Mary Zamore
Female rabbis pose together with the new Sacred Calling book

When I was 8 years old, I learned that the first woman rabbi had just been ordained. I was shocked because, until then, I hadn’t realized that there weren’t any women in the rabbinate. Rabbi Sally Priesand became my hero.

Rabbi Hara Person

This election once again brought anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, and misogyny to the foreground of American politics and, it is up to us to push them out of the mainstream of our civic life.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

This morning, the Supreme Court released its decision in Whole Woman's Health v Hellerstedt, ruling 5-3 to overturn the medically unnecessary provisions found in Texas House Bill 2, which would have created an undue burden on women's health clinics across the state.

Kate Bigam