As hearings for Cabinet nominees continue, JWI will be watching closely and speaking out. Join us – call your senators and tell them to ask the tough questions and oppose nominees whose records indicate that they have not or will not stand up for women and girls.
Both Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Women’s March on Washington are this week. In this essay, Lauren Landau explains the beauty of that coincidence, why she’s joining the march, and how her participation feeds into a legacy of political activism.
An epidemic of uncivil discourse is taking over our national dialogue. Can we break the cycle?
College student and Maryland native Sofie Jacobs writes about registering to vote in Michigan, rather than her home state.
Lovingly braided by generations of Jewish women, challah has graced our tables for centuries. Here are a few challah-themed gifts we can't resist.
My university mishandled my case, and the experience turned me into an activist.
A former high school star athlete sexually assaulted two unconscious classmates, but his punishment amounts to a slap on the wrist.
A Playboy model is making headlines for a scandalous photo, but it’s not of her.
I wanted to see the action firsthand and was thrilled when I was asked to go to the Hill and represent JWI.
We don’t know everything about what happened in the Stanford rape case, but we do know that campus drinking culture isn’t to blame.
Stumped about what to get Pop for Father’s Day? Here are a few ideas we like:
Rahel Musleah delves into the complex legacy of meaning Holocaust survivors leave as they pass from the scene.
JWI responds to blogger Rabbi Pruzansky’s uninformed and misguided blog post on the issue of campus sexual assault.
The Seder, probably more than any other Jewish gathering, calls for attractive Judaica. These four women deliver.
JWI dedicated a brand-new children’s library at the YWCA Interim House-YWCA Metropolitan Detroit.
German-born singer Ute Lemper has made it her business to give Holocaust victims a voice.
ZBT fraternity chapters held Green Light Go! events to start a nationwide conversation about sexual consent during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
In getting at the truth of her own complex heritage, filmmaker Lacey Schwartz captures the ethos of a generation juggling multiple identities.
If you need a refresher course to understand why preserving access to abortion is good for women and their families, Katha Pollitt’s book is essential reading.