Jewish Women Now June 2012

Jewish Women Now June 2012

Rewriting The Script: New Roles, New Battles Fighting modern-day slavery, Hadassah at 100 and Lilith at 35, non-Jewish women energizing liberal congregations, frum women EMTs breaking the mold in Borough Park.

INSIDE Jewish Women Now June 2012
In her bid to put the issue of modern-day slavery on the communal agenda, Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster has taken the fight to Florida’s tomato-growing capital. And to her local grocery store.
Taking back the task of delivering babies, an all-female EMT group will soon hit the streets in Borough Park. Just don’t call Ruchie Freier a feminist.
Thirty-five years of ‘amplifying women’s voices.’ An interview with longtime Lilith editor in chief, Susan Weidman Schneider.
As iconic women’s group marks its centennial, it’s not standing pat in a fast-changing Jewish world. But can it lure enough young blood?
Non-Jewish mothers, againt the odds, playing a growing role in liberal congregations.
Given economic realities, haredi businesswomen are breaking down stereotypes and taking their places in the workforce.