Reproductive Rights

Jewish Feminism Chai

Bella Abzug. Gloria Steinem. Shulamith Firestone. Lesley Gore?

There are lots of ways to be a feminist.

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.

Lesley Gore, Jewish feminist. Getty Images

Choice. Period.

Jewish Week Online Columnist

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.

Rabbi Marci N. Bellows

Reproductive Rights Forum Offers Hint Of Campaign To Come

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.”

Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Fed. of America with Rabbi Robert N. Levine of Cong. Rodeph Sholom.
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