By Loribeth Weinstein In the months of raised awareness resulting from the powerful #MeToo movement, many of us in the Jewish community have been working to determine the best response - asking ourselves how can we use this movement to take an honest look within, recognize the … [Read more...] about Responding to #MeToo goes Deeper than Policy Changes
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By Rabbi Aviva Richman When it comes to teaching consent, traditional trainings don’t work. Trainings that focus solely on informing people of legal policies, do very little to actually improve the situation in a workplace. What matters most is culture. Our entire public c … [Read more...] about #Metoo Meets Torah?
By Judith Rosenbaum Two refrains have been battling it out in my mind in the recent months of #MeToo activism: the syncopated beats (thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda) of “This is not a moment; it’s a movement” and the age-old “This too shall pass.” Both, of course, are true. As … [Read more...] about Archiving #MeToo
By Shifra Bronznick, Barbara Dobkin and Rabbi Joanna Samuels Each day, it seems, brings new stories that prove that our workplaces are sites of violence against women, the silencing of women’s ambition, and discrimination in women’s compensation. For some of us, this is new inf … [Read more...] about We Too
Jewish Funders Network (JFN) has released an update to their 2016 document Funders and Power: Principles for Honorable Conduct in Philanthropy. The new language declares funders’ responsibilities to “ensure the personal safety, dignity, and equality of all people.” They made the r … [Read more...] about Responding to the #MeToo Movement, an update to Funders & Power