Yearly Archives: 2017

Reflections from May the Work of Your Heart be Lasting

By Stephanie Blumenkranz When I was listening to Elizabeth (Lizzie) Leiman Kraiem, Director of the Jewish Ethical Wills Project, speak … read more

Join Us! May the Work of Your Heart be Lasting – Oct. 26, 2017

 

Make Asking about Past Salary History a Thing of the Past

One of JWFNY’s goals is to create economic justice and financial stability for women. Our grants alone cannot make this … read more

2017 Grant Recipients

New York Metropolitan A Better Balance A benefit to celebrate and further expand choices for men and women at all … read more

Discussing Diversity in Jewish Campus Life

by Debbie Cosgrove Shavuot celebrates the gift of the Torah at Mt. Sinai, handed from God to the children of … read more

Join Us: Women of Color in the Jewish Community

Intersectionality 101: An Introduction to Kimberlé Crenshaw

By Natasha Mayer   The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York is committed to ensuring diversity in our grant makers. … read more

A Force for Change: On Diving Right In

By Natasha Mayer   When I imagined my first day in my new position at the Jewish Women’s Foundation of … read more

Seeing Our Work in Action

by Avra Gordis   The best way to feel connected to philanthropic work is to see the process and meet … read more

The Women’s Philanthropy Institute Symposium – Moving from Dream, to Dare, to Do.

By Stephanie Blumenkranz “Would you like to attend the Women’s Philanthropy Institute Symposium?” our Executive Director asked me. I thought … read more

In Honor of International Women’s Day – A Look at the Data: Where We Are and Where We Need to Be

Today is International Women’s Day! The theme is #beboldforchange. We will add posts to this page throughout the day that … read more

Creating a Welcoming Community for Women without Children

By Avra Gordis and Stephanie Blumenkranz As agents of social change, we at the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York … read more

Ending Human Trafficking: We Must Change Our Economic System

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York joined 29 Jewish organizations … read more

Ending Human Trafficking: We must dismantle our culture of sexual violence and objectification.

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York joined 29 Jewish organizations … read more

Ending Human Trafficking: We Must Address the Root Causes of Trafficking

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York joined 29 Jewish organizations … read more

Ending Human Trafficking: Survivors of Trafficking Are Not Criminals

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York joined 29 Jewish organizations … read more

Ending Human Trafficking: Survivors of Trafficking Are the Experts of Their Own Experience

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York joined 29 Jewish organizations … read more

Ending Human Trafficking: The Fight Must be Rooted in Justice and Compassion

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York joined 29 Jewish organizations … read more

Ending Human Trafficking: The Right to Make Decisions about Our Body, Life, and Future

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York joined 29 Jewish organizations … read more

Ending Human Trafficking: Every Human Being is Deserving of Respect and Dignity

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York joined 29 Jewish organizations … read more

JWFNY Signs on to PowHer NY Call to Action

  The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York is proud to sign the PowHer Call to Action Letter with more … read more