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Jewish Gender Issues

Survey: Shocking Gender Inequality In Jewish Salaries

Posted 01.25.2012 | Religion

This article first appeared in The Jewish Daily Forward. By Jane Eisner and Maia Efrem The Forward The Forward’s third annual survey of 76 na...

'Women Of The Wall' Gather For Service (PHOTOS)

Zachary A. Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Zachary A. Bennett

Women of the Wall is a group of women who hold group prayer, wrap tefillin, and wear prayer shawls at the Wall. The group even brought a Torah inside the gates of the Wall, an illegal act.

How The Torah Is Pro-Women

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

There is a common (and unfortunate) misconception in the world at large that the Torah is anti-woman. The reality is that a simple examination of the actual text and a little research into some of the major commentaries reveal just the opposite.