Rabbi Mary Zamore

Rabbi Mary Zamore

Inside Leadership
Three young adults holding signs in support of equal pay for women

Reform Judaism’s emphasis on egalitarianism and justice is central to our DNA. Therefore, it is shocking that Reform Jewish women professionals are routinely paid less than their male counterparts. Of course, this is standard in the secular world, but one would not expect to find a robust wage gap within our Movement. However, our ethical values, mixed with our Reform ability to organize, educate, and activate, will lead us towards equal pay for every woman working in a Reform synagogue or organization.

This Tuesday, April 10, is Equal Pay Day, the date that symbolizes the extra...

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