JWI in the News


Shattering the Sounds of Silence at Rosh Hashanah

September 28, 2019, The Times of Israel

Sliver of the Full Moon: Where the Law Fails to Protect Abuse Victims

2019, LEX, The Magazine of Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Women’s advocacy group looks to men as allies, not enemies, in the Jewish workplace

July 29, 2019, Washington Jewish Week

JUF awards over $1 million to spur smart growth, innovation

June 25, 2019, JUF News

The Cast of ‘Younger’ Wants You to Stand Up for the Violence Against Women Act

June 25, 2019, Glamour

SafetyRespectEquity Coalition Awards Over $1.2 Million to Jewish Communal Organizations

June 17, 2019, eJewish Philanthropy

Women to Watch

Spring 2019, SDT’s Torch magazine

How to put the brakes on draconian state laws banning abortion

May 22, 2019, Washington Jewish Week

To Dismantle Gender Inequality, We Must Empower Our Most Crucial Allies: Young Men

May 21, 2019, eJewish Philanthropy

JWI Flower Project cards help survivors of domestic violence gain independence

May 3, 2019, Arizona Jewish Post

Greek life channels inner-children. Here’s why it matters.

April 6, 2019, The Towerlight

After allegations against Michael Steinhardt, beneficiaries are not eager to talk

March 22, 2019, JTA


The Women’s March Is An Abusive Boyfriend. It’s Time To Break Up.

December 27, 2018, The Forward

The Pittsburgh shooting caught the US Jewish community off guard. Can they catch up?

December 20, 2018, JTA

Opinion | On Chanukah and the Use of Force

December 7, 2018, Philadelphia Jewish Exponent

Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Shalom Bayit

October 22, 2018, Jewish Women's Archive

Religious Leaders Respond to Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

October 30, 2018, World Religion News

#MeToo for the Jews

October 18, 2018, EJewish Philanthropy

Members of Jewish Women International’s Young Women’s Leadership D.C. Network gather in the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 28

October 11, 2018, Washington Jewish Week

Let’s Make 5779 The Year of the Jewish Woman #5779 #YOTJW

September 6, 2018, eJewishPhilanthropy

#MeToo Seen Sparking More Domestic Abuse Complaints

August 28, 2018, The New York Jewish Week

Statistics are clear, and too much time has elapsed on school shootings

April 4, 2018, Washington Jewish Week

10 Jewish Groups Call On Census To Drop Citizenship Question

March 12, 2018, The Forward

These Jewish women say celebrating Purim in the #MeToo era is different

February 20, 2018, JTA

Parkland Horror Elicits Another Communal Call For Gun Control

February 15, 2018, The Forward

A year after march, women’s activism grows

January 23, 2018, Washington Jewish Week

Responding to #MeToo goes Deeper than Policy Changes

January 29, 2018, EJewish Philanthropy


Commonsense Solutions to Gun Violence are Out There
November 15, 2017, Washington Jewish Week

JCADA prepares to Mark Domestic Abuse Awareness Month
October 17, 2017, Detroit Jewish News

Care Bill Would Hurt Rape And Child Abuse Victims
June 27, 2017, BuzzFeed

Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York announces New Grants
June 26, 2017, ejewishphilanthropy.com

JWI Recognized by Slingshot
June 23, 2017, Baltimore Jewish Times

Women’s groups appeal to Ivanka
June 7, 2017, The New York Jewish News

Freeing ‘Chained Women’ Starts With A Song: JWI and The Maccabeats Join Forces to End Get Abuse
May 25, 2017, Forward

Maccabeats Perform at Beth Shalom Congregation in Columbia
May 18, 2017, Kol HaBirah

Special Flowers for Special Mothers
May 12, 2017, WYPR

The Maccabeats sing to promote ‘halachic prenups’ for Orthodox Jewish couples
May 5, 2017, The Gazette

The Maccabeats sing to promote ‘halachic prenups’ for Orthodox Jewish couples
May 5, 2017, Religion News Service

The Maccabeats Are Back–With a Halachic Prenup
May 3, 2017, Kveller

‘Brave’ Collaboration for Film Fest, Women’s Fund
April 26, 2017, Atlanta Jewish Times

For Jewish Feminists, New Set Of Minefields
March 15, 2017, The New York Jewish Week

When anti-Semitism hits home
March 2, 2017, New Jersey Jewish News

Groups Step Up Demands After New Bomb Threats
March 1, 2017, The New York Jewish Week

In reviewing ‘Hobby Lobby’ opinion, Jews see reasons to diverge over Neil Gorsuch
February 14, 2017, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Nonprofits decry potential Trump cuts
February 8, 2017, Washington Jewish Week

Betsy DeVos Narrowly Confirmed as Education Secretary Amid Jewish Split
February 7, 2017, Forward

Our Jewish beliefs call us to advocate for reproductive rights
January 25, 2017, Washington Jewish Week

In pink hats, women march on D.C.
January 25, 2017, Washington Jewish Week

For Jewish groups in Women’s March, many causes to fight for and a long road ahead
January 24, 2017, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Groups Mobilize for March on Washington
January 20, 2017, The Jerusalem Post

Reform movement ‘strongly opposes’ Trump’s attorney general pick
January 12, 2017, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Women Gear Up for DC March
January 11, 2017, Haaretz

Reform movement expresses concerns about Jeff Sessions for attorney general
January 10, 2017, Jewish Telegraphic Agency


Gearing Up For ‘Huge Battle’ On Abortion
December 21, 2016, The Jewish Week

Accomplished women talk activism, ‘Hamilton’ at gala
December 20, 2016, Washington Jewish Week

Hanukkah Event at a Trump Hotel Highlights a Rift Among Jews
December 15, 2016, The New York Times

Jewish groups opt for White House bash over Trump hotel Hanukkah party
December 14, 2016, The Jerusalem Post

Gail Simmons on food, females and what it takes to make it in the industry
December 9, 2016, WTOP

8 liberal Jewish groups to skip Conference of Presidents party at Trump’s DC hotel
December 7, 2016, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Moving and Shaking: Israel Film Festival, Tour de Summer Camps and more
November 22, 2016, Jewish Journal

Wootton students asked to help prevent sexual assault
November 10, 2016, The Montgomery County Sentinel

Respect for Women Is a Common Bond in Three Different Faiths
November 8, 2016, Patheos

Sigma Delta Tau comes to Kent State
October 17, 2016, Cleveland Jewish News

Stepping off the Sidelines: The Jewish Women’s Foundation tackles gender-based violence
August 31, 2016, JUF News

Liberal Groups Condemn Religion Bill As ‘Government-Sanctioned Discrimination’
July 13, 2016, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Groups Cheer Supreme Court Ruling Backing Abortion Rights
June 27, 2016, Forward

Safe Smart Dating Empowers Sisters to Act
June 2016, Torch

What Sex in the Book of Ruth Can Teach Today’s Teens
June 2, 2016, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Interfaith Coalition Targets Abusers’ Gun Access
May 25, 2016, Atlanta Jewish Times

Faith Leaders Are Joining the Call for Gun Law Reforms That Save Women’s Lives
May 24, 2016, Ms. Magazine

Domestic Violence and Guns
May 25, 2016, MyJewishLearning.com

JWI Interfaith Coalition urges Congress to protect domestic violence and stalking victims
May 18, 2016, Arizona Jewish Post

Pastors, Imams And Rabbis Urge Congress To Close Gun Loopholes For Domestic Abusers
May 18, 2016, Huffington Post

New Independence House library seen as 'safe place'
April 26, 2016, Cape Cod Times

Passover: When should we intervene in abuse?
April 20, 2016, Jewish Journal

DVIS Celebrates New Children's Library at its Emergency Shelter
April 14, 2016, Tulsa World

Confronting the Dynamics of Power on Purim
March 23, 2016, Washington Jewish Week

Op-Ed: Obama’s action not enough to end gun violence in the home
January 11, 2016, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Ellen Stovall, Pioneering Advocate for Survivorship, Dies at 69
January 8, 2016, The Cancer Letter

As Obama moves to reduce gun violence, Jewish groups urge Congress to act
January 6, 2016, Washington Jewish Week

Obama's Last Shot
January 6, 2016, The New York Jewish Week

Jewish groups hail Obama's executive action on gun control
January 6, 2016, The Times of Israel

Gabby Giffords and Jewish Groups Back Barack Obama Push on Guns
January 5, 2016, Forward


The Power of Young Women
December 16, 2015, GatherTheJews.com

Thoughts and Prayers Are Nice - But It Is Time For Action
December 10, 2015, Jewish Exponent

'Women to watch' honored at annual gala
December 9, 2015, Washington Jewish Week

Following Shooting, Will We Take Clinic Violence Seriously?
December 3, 2015, Forward

'Red Light, Green Light' Game Puts Focus on Consent
October 26, 2015, GW Today

Zeta Beta Tau addresses consent with "Green Light, Go!"
October 25, 2015, The GW Hatchet  

A Thousand People Will Play a Record-Breaking Game of Red Light/Green Light This Weekend
October 23, 2015, Washingtonian

Red light, green light
October 21, 2015, Washington Jewish Week

GWU fraternity is planning a record-breaking game of red light, green light to combat sex assaults
October 5, 2015, The Washington Post

ZBT At GW To Host Giant Game Of Red Light, Green Light To Promote Consent
October 5, 2015, Total Sorority Move

ZBT to teach consent with massive game of red light, green light
October 5, 2015, The GW Hatchet

Combating violence against women: Jewish frat ZBT to fundraise for cause
September 24, 2015, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Freundel apologizes for mikvah-peeping, but must Jews forgive?
September 11, 2015, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Combating violence against women: Jewish frat ZBT to fundraise for cause
September 24, 2015, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Grant to Battle Sexual Assault: UGA students will help decide how to use $7,500
August 5, 2015, Atlanta Jewish Times

Jewish Grant to Battle Sexual Assault: UGA students will help decide how to use $7,500
August 5, 2015, Atlanta Jewish Times

The Fight for Planned Parenthood is Far From Over
August 4, 2015, Forward (op-ed)

Why the Fight for ‘Female Viagra’ Matters
July 7, 2015, Roll Call (op-ed)

The Sport of Mentschen
June 19, 2015, Baltimore Jewish Times

Op-Ed: Synagogues with predatory rabbis must protect their members, not their reputations
June 9, 2015, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

'Viagra for Women' Is Backed by an F.D.A. Panel
June 4, 2015, The New York Times

The complex truth around rape
May 27, 2015, The Washington Post

Moving and shaking: Combating hate, Friendship Circle and more
March 26, 2015, Los Angeles Jewish Journal

Giving Students the Tools to Change a Culture
March 12, 2015, The Jewish Journal of Massachusetts


Highlighting campus sexual assault, Jewish groups have taken a lead
December 16, 2014, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Take back the night
December 3, 2014, Washington Jewish Week

Teaching Women What They're Worth
November 12, 2014, The New York Jewish Week

Op-Ed: Voyeurism is a form of sexual assault
November 10, 2014, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Obama: Say No to This 'Partnership'
November 10, 2014, Huffington Post

Interfaith coalition lobbies for violence against women law
September 18, 2014, Washington Jewish Week

Have we reached a tipping point in combatting violence against women?
September 18, 2014, Washington Jewish Week (op-ed by Lori Weinstein)

Jewish Women International applauds Senate judiciary hearing on protecting women from gun violence
July 30, 2014, Arizona Jewish Post

Supreme Court sides with Hobby Lobby on contraception
June 30, 2014, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Silent No More
June 12, 2014, Baltimore Jewish Times

Penn Pilots Program to Combat Sexual Assault on Campus
May 21, 2014, Jewish Exponent

'No means no' isn't enough
May 14, 2014, Washington Jewish Week (op-ed by Lori Weinstein)

You Don't Need it "All," You Just Need a Sofa
April 14, 2014, Double Booked (blog)

Susan Turnbull Named JCPA Chairwoman
March 11, 2014, The Jewish Daily Forward

Remember Vashti and Esther on International Women's Day
March 3, 2014, The Jewish Daily Forward


What’s A Woman To Do?
June 11, 2013, eJewish Philanthropy

Op-Ed: Rethinking the Ruth-Naomi relationship
May 7, 2013, JTA

Mother’s Day flowers from Jewish Women International raise spirits, awareness
May 1, 2013, JNS

Two Jewish groups push for equal pay law
April 11, 2013, J. Weekly

Time to Talk Seriously About Sexual Violence on Campus
April 5, 2013, Huffington Post

Jewish community to recruit men and boys in fight against abuse
April 4, 2013, Baltimore Sun

Sequestration cuts threaten to undermine VAWA programs
March 26, 2013, The Hill

Federal Grant To Combat Domestic Violence In Jewish Baltimore
March 15, 2013, Baltimore Jewish Times

Congress Passes More Expansive Violence Against Women Act
March 1, 2013, JTA

VAWA: Congress debates latest version
February 27, 2013, Washington Jewish Week

Rethinking Purim
February 27, 2013, Washington Jewish Week

Purim: A Tale of Women's Empowerment
February 22, 2013, Huffington Post

Saving Women’s Lives
February 14, 2013, Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

Broad Jewish Support for Obama’s Gun Proposals
January 18, 2013, JTA

Gift of Dolls Preserves Women’s Legacy
January 16, 2013, New Jersey Jewish News

With Rape Leading Headlines, VAWA Stalls at Home
January 16, 2013, Forward

Cosmetics Executive Shines for Top Israeli Brand Name
January 3, 2013, New Jersey Jewish News


Op-Ed: The intersection of mental illness and gun violence must be addressed
December 18, 2012, JTA

Jewish Groups Push for Action on Gun Control
December 18, 2012, JTA

New Library at the Shade Tree Offers Younger Residents Solace
December 18, 2012, North Las Vegas View

Building a Community of Women
November 28, 2012, Washington Jewish Week

Interfaith Women Clergy Study Child Sexual Abuse
November 1, 2012, The Jewish Chronicle

19 Standout Groups Stopping Domestic Violence
October 26, 2012, Greatist

Hello, Mandy: Match.com President Ginsberg Uses Internet, Marketing Savvy to Lead Dating Company
October 25, 2012, Texas Jewish Post

Increasing Dollars for Domestic Violence: How Companies Can Do Right for Women and Girls
October 15, 2012, RH Reality Check

Kenvin Has Advocated All Her Life
October 11, 2012, Texas Jewish Post

Donations Help to Restock YWCA's Children's Library
September 12, 2012, Evansville Courier & Press

US Experts Hold Workshop on Domestic Violence
August 22, 2012, The Fiji Times

Jewish Women's Groups Celebrate Obamacare
August 1, 2012, Washington Jewish Week

Jewish Lawmakers Introduce Act to Curb International Violence Against Women
June 7, 2012, JTA

Jewish Groups Oppose GOP Act on Violence Against Women
Mat 17, 2012, JTA

Workshop for Women Clergy to Focus on Aiding Beaten Wives
May 7, 2012, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Martin and Weinstein: Don’t Let Inaccuracies Derail VAWA Passage
April 25, 2012, Roll Call

Domestic Violence to be Addressed by Interfaith Female Clergy
April 19, 2012, The Jewish Chronicle

Children's Library Established at Alle-Kiski HOPE Center
March 8, 2012, Aspinwall Herald

Opinion: A New Look at the Purim Story
March 7, 2012, Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia)

Using Purim as a Way of Addressing Domestic Abuse
March 6, 2012, Times of Israel

Empowering a New Generation of Young Jewish Women
March 5, 2011, E-Jewish Philanthropy

Exploring Purim’s ‘Dark Side’
March 2, 2012, New Jersey Jewish Standard

Op-Ed: On Domestic Violence Front, More Work is Needed
March 1, 2012, JTA

Little Miss Shushan
February 29, 2011, New Jersey Jewish News

How Jewish groups became involved in the contraception coverage debate
February 14, 2012, JTA

What Would Golda Think? 
January 11, 2012, Washington Jewish Week


A Jewish Agency Provides an Escape for Traumatized Children
December 19, 2011, JT News (Seattle)

'Women to Watch': Jewish Women International to Honor 10 Powerful Jewish Women
November 30, 2011, Washington Jewish Week

JFNA’s Kathy Manning on List of 10 ‘Extraordinary’ Women
November 14, 2011, JTA

Faith Communities Seek Federal Partnership to Combat Domestic Violence
October 20, 2011, The Catholic Free Press

Initiative Pressing for More Female Leaders
September 28, 2011, JTA

JWI Creates Domestic Violence Misheberach Prayer
September 19, 2011, JTA

Crapo Legislation Increases Education About Teen Dating Violence
August 30, 2011, PoliticalNews.me

Rockville Woman Honored by Jewish Women International
August 24, 2011, the Gazette

Kim Morris Heiman to Receive Jewish Women International’s 2011 Women to Watch Award
August 15, 2011, The Bimah

Senate Democrats to Jews: Help Us On Budget, Defending Obama
July 15, 2011, JTA

Abuse Does Happen in Our Community Says Rabbi in the Know
July 5, 2011, Jewish Tribune (Canada)

Hadassah Foundation To Award Third Annual Bernice S. Tannenbaum Prize
June 13, 2011, Hadassah

Disabusing the Abusers - How Rabbis, Others Can Fight Domestic Violence
May 4, 2011, Washington Jewish Week

Hadassah Awards Grants to Help Women
March 29, 2011, JTA

Capitol Hill: Cantor Speaks About Teen Dating Violence
February 25, 2011, Jewish Press of Phinellas County (FL)

Coming to Terms with Feminism
February 24, 2011, Washington Jewish Week

Capitol Hill Coalition Forms to Discuss Stopping Tween Dating Violence
February 10, 2011, Examiner

No Longer Hushed
January 2011, San Diego Jewish Journal


A Circus Scion, a 'Pretzel Lady,' and Other Jewish Women To Watch
December 14, 2010, ForwardThe Sisterhood

New Library for Children Affected by Domestic Violence
December 14, 2010, Fox 41, WDRB

‘Congrats’ card in order: Papyrus CEO from East Bay named a ‘Jewish woman to watch'
December 9, 2010, J. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California

‘When the Economy Suffers, So Do Abused Women’
November 17, 2010, New Jersey Jewish News

Why No Heroines Among the 'Jewish Community Heroes'?
October 28, 2010, ForwardThe Sisterhood

Jewish News Week in Review
October 22, 2010, The Jewish Channel

Forming a New Bond: Israel Bonds' Fixture Woolf Takes Position at JWI
October 21, 2010, Washington Jewish Week

Jewish Girls and Money
October 19, 2010, The Jewish Week

Beating Bullies
October 15, 2010, Baltimore Jewish Times

For Teenage Girls, Lessons in Money Management
October 14, 2010, ForwardThe Sisterhood

Make Protecting Women's Lives a Priority
September 27, 2010, The Baltimore Sun

Temple Emanuel Hosts Dating Abuse Education Workshop
September 24, 2010, the Jewish Chronicle (Pittsburgh)

The Chains that Bind: Survey Seeks to Paint fuller Portrait of Agunot
August 5, 2010, Washington Jewish Week

Violence Against Women Action Day
May 10, 2010, Examiner

Violence Against Women Demands Action
February 19, 2010, Baltimore Sun

Op-Ed: Confront Dating Abuse Through Communication
February 17, 2010, JTA

Book Provides a Guide for Teens on Building Better Relationships
February 2, 2010, JTA

IKAR's Brous Tapped as 'Woman to Watch'
February 2, 2010, Los Angeles Jewish Journal


Media Manipulation- Think Tank Message: Tell Your Daughters Images of Beautiful Women Not the Real Thing
December 9, 2009, Washington Jewish Week

Girl Talk, Pearls of Wisdom at Women to Watch Gala
December 8, 2009, JTA

Jewish Women International and Verizon Dedicate New Library at The Julian Center; First of its Kind in Indiana
October 21, 2009, dBusinessNews

Building Awareness: JWI's Turnbull Aims to Spread Word on Abuse
August 27, 2009, Washington Jewish Week

Yanina Fleysher Named Among "Women to Watch"
July 24, 2009, New Jersey Jewish Standard

Modern Love 101: Obama Offers Asylum to Battered Women, 10 Signs of Abusers, and Vintage, Sexist Ads
July 17, 2009, ExaminerWashington, DC

Honoring Thy Mother and Others with Tribute Gifts in Tampa and Elsewhere
May 13, 2009, Tampa Jewish Community Examiner

Out of Darkness: JWI Conference Sheds Light on All Aspects of Domestic Violence
April 30, 2009, Washington Jewish Week

L.A. Women to Watch
February 6, 2009, Los Angeles Jewish Journal