Sexism

Nordstrom Drops Offensive Chanukah Sweater

Starbucks isn't the only company under the gun this holiday season.

11/10/2015 - 19:00
Editorial Intern

At least Nordstrom’s latest fashion faux-pas had holiday cheer.

Retail chain Nordstrom pulls holiday sweater after complaints from consumers that design was offensive. Via nordstrom.com

Is Sexism Still Alive In The Newsroom?

06/09/2014 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

‘What do you think of the Jill Abramson firing?” my dentist asked as she pressed a long scary needle into my gum to numb the tooth she was about to drill. “Ouch!” I cried, from the instant pain of the needle — and the lingering pain of the firing.

Francine Klagsbrun

Ready To Combat Sexism

03/12/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Israel’s military, filled as it is with machismo, may have come up with the best idea to motivate its male soldiers to be physically fit — a female instructor.

IDF Capt. Maya Nitzan, left, and Second Lt. Chen Waxman: Training the boys.
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