Quantcast

Jewish Journal

  • Student on track to become first black female rabbi

    By Sue Fishkoff

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Alysa Stanton-Ogulnick isn't particularly interested in being a standard-bearer.

    She's proud to be black, proud to be a woman and proud to be a 45-year-old single mother who raised her adopted child on her own.

    And when she says that next year, following her ordination as a Reform...

  • Leading . . .  by pulling back

    By Amy Klein

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    When Lori Schneide was 16 years old, she lived in India for the summer.

    "I had this deep impression of calling," she said. "There's something we all can humbly contribute."

    When she finished college, the Reform Jew from Long Island decided she would travel the world to continue...

  • The intercontinental JConnector dreams big

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Just try to put Michal Taviv in a box -- she won't fit.

    She's a multinational citizen with passports from Israel and South Africa; she's at home in Pico-Robertson and comfortable traveling abroad; she's a double-degree business major who spends most of her time networking,...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Gender equity lags in Jewish organizations

    By Sue Fishkoff

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    It's been 45 years since the U.S. Congress passed the Equal Pay Act, making it illegal to pay men more than women for the same job.

    It's been 44 years since Title VI of the Civil Right Act barred employment discrimination on the basis of race or sex and the Equal Employment...

  • The hi-tech gadgets women need now!

    By Beth Levine

    February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Every time a new techno-gadget catalog turns up in my mail, I'm disappointed before I even open it. And it's not because keeping up with technology is next to impossible -- unless you're under the age of 18 and have a less-than-active social life. It's due to the fact that few of the...
  • Finding the sacred in the mundane

    By Amy Klein

    February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    My grandparents were not big readers. Their English was slightly accented but fluent -- they both left Poland in their early teens and came to America in the 1920s. But like many Orthodox Jews of their generation, when they had "leisure" time (although I'm not sure they knew the...
  • Women’s Heart Health 101

    By Jenny Stamos

    February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Surprise, cholesterol isn't all bad. Your body uses it to make hormones, vitamin D, and substances that aid digestion. But that doesn't mean you should make a run for the turkey bacon. That's because your body makes all the cholesterol it needs on its own, without any extra-fatty...

Page 3 of 12

< 1 2 3 4 5 > VIEW LAST PAGE

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE