"WHY DOESN'T SHE JUST LEAVE?"
Tuesday May 23rd at 8 PM
An insight into the complexities of domestic violence in the Jewish community – why she stays, why he does it, how we can prevent it.
Shaindy Urman is a freelance writer, single mother, full-time student, and an Intake Coordinator at OHEL Children's Home and Family Services in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has appeared in Tablet, The Forward, and on parenting websites Kveller and Romper. More recently, she blogs about her experience as a survivor of domestic violence. Shaindy's story can be read in her own words at http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/author/shaindy-urman/.
Birth Control Webinar Series
June 7 at 8 pm
Birth Control Series part 1 with Rabbi Kahn
Details coming shortly!
Feminism & Zionism: Exploring Recent Tensions
Thursday, June 8 7:00pm
Town & Village Synagogue
334 E. 14th St., NYC
Hadassah's Defining Zionism in the 21st Century: On June 8, we're bringing together four Jewish feminists to explore this timely issue in Zionism and Feminism: Exploring Recent Tensions, the latest installment of our Defining Zionism series. Don't miss this lively discussion about what comes next.
Emily Shire, Journalist & Politics Editor at Bustle
Dr. Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, JOFA: The Jewish Feminist Orthodox Alliance
Marisa Kabas, Freelance Writer
Moderated by Bari Weiss, Staff Editor, The New York Times
For more information and to reserve your seat click here!
"Mehitzot over matter"
The Fall 2016 JOFA Journal focusing on Mehitzot is now available online!
JOFA means so much to you. JOFA is the place where you share ideas with like-minded people. JOFA is where you find the tools for advancing social change in your community. Being a member of JOFA enables you to connect with people, like you, who are working to make the religious world a better place for women -- and men. JOFA is you. It’s who you are. It’s your identity, your voice, and your community. Become a member and stay connected to people just like you. JOFA is where you belong.