In the media

After Steinhardt, now what?

OP-EDBy Jamie Allen Black, Naomi K. Eisenberger, and Nicole Nevarez The dark and painful side of the Jewish community was exposed again recently, when everyone awoke to a New York Times report describing more episodes of gender harassment in our...

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In our words

T’ruah Summer Fellows

By Natasha Mayer This morning, JWFNY staff had the honor of attending a breakfast to meet T’ruah’s 2019 Summer Rabbinic Fellows. Rabbi Jill Jacobs, T’ruah’s Executive Director, shared with us how the program trains rabbinical and cantorial students across...

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Fostering Safe, Respectful, Equitable Organizations

By Rachel SiegelEarlier this month, JWFNY professionals attended the SafetyRespectEquity Coalition (SRE)’s Spring Summit. The goal of SRE, and the Summit was “shaping a shared agenda to ensure safe, respectful, equitable organizations and communal spaces.”...

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Putting an End to Cat Calling

By Emily Candelario Today, I decided to wear a skirt since the weather demanded it. It was an interesting find from a thrift store from a family vacation down to North Carolina: the right amount of flowy for a less windy day, and knee-length so I could...

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On Our Calendar

The Convening 2019

THE CONVENING 2019 SEPTEMBER 17, 20198:30am-5:30pmMuseum of Jewish HeritageNew York City Featured Speakers:Liz Elting, Entrepreneur and PhilanthropistRachel Fishman Fedderson, CEO & Publisher of The ForwardAnn B. Friedman, Social Entrepreneur and...

2019 Gala Celebration

Register now for our 2019 Gala Celebration! Join us when we announce and celebrate the first cohort of Jewish women social entrepreneurs chosen for The JWFNY Collective! The evening will take place on May 8, 2019 in New York City. Festivities...