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We are the Jewish AOCs

June 29, 2020 Jamie Allen Black, Naomi Eisenberger, and Nicole Nevarez Dr. Susannah Heschel asks this critical question in her July 27th opinion piece in these pages. She celebrates Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s recent speech on the House floor condemning Rep. Ted...

26 Jewish organizations speak out on the death of George Floyd

June 1, 2020 Virginia JeffriesIn the week since George Floyd’s death in the custody of Minneapolis police, Jewish organizations have been speaking out in solidarity with his family. Many are issuing statements condemning Floyd’s death and reaffirming their stance...

After Steinhardt, Now What?

The Jewish community has so far resisted embracing the systemic change needed to build a gender reality rooted in equality and respect April 24, 2019 Jamie Allen Black, Naomi Eisenberger, and Nicole Nevarez The dark and painful side of the Jewish community was exposed...

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...

A Year In, Combating Gender Harassment Is Just Beginning

By NAOMI K. EISENBERGER and JAMIE ALLEN BLACK Just over a year ago, we convened hundreds of Jewish community members and presented harrowing, deeply disturbing stories of some of the nameless who have endured and suffered gender harassment...

Comings and Goings: Richard Wexler; Nicole Nevarez

Nicole Nevarez, a Jewish educator, trainer and facilitator, and most recently New York Director for Moving Traditions, has been named Director of B’Kavod, a grassroots, multi-pronged initiative dedicated to ending gender abuse and harassment in the Jewish...