Lesley Gore, who grew up in a Jewish family in Tenafly, New Jersey, won the right to be classed with the above grandes dames in 1964 with the release of “You Don’t Own Me,” which became a feminist anthem.
It’s been a challenging, uplifting, infuriating, and inspiring few weeks for women. We’ve had a chance to hear from a number of thinkers and politicians on “both sides of the aisle,” and we have seen each person’s true colors when it comes to his/her thoughts about women’s rights.
Event at New York’s Rodeph Sholom draws 600 for a discussion of the ‘War on Women’
Jewish Week Correspondent
The senior rabbi of Manhattan’s Congregation Rodeph Sholom says he doesn’t want to sound “too partisan,” and neither does the organizer of a forum hosted by his synagogue Monday night, “The War on Women: What’s at Stake and What You Can Do.”