Yearly Archives: 2018

Immigration: A Life’s Story and A Passion

by Rachel Siegel The American story is one of immigration. Many of us can trace back which generation of our … read more

Ladino 101

By Natasha Mayer     On Saturday December 8th, the seventh night of Hanukkah, I attended a Klezmer music concert … read more

Celebrating Joy in Jewish Community this Hanukkah with JWFNY and JCC Harlem

By Natasha Mayer   This past Sunday, the first night of Hanukkah, JWFNY had the honor of serving as a … read more

A Gift for Our Grantees on Giving Tuesday

The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York usually utilizes Giving Tuesday as a day to ask for donations from our … read more

Spotlight: Yifat Susskind

Yifat Susskind has worked at MADRE for 21 years, eight years as Executive Director. Leading MADRE, Yifat partners with women … read more

Spotlight: Hon. Marjorie Margolies

Hon. Marjorie Margolies had been working in journalism and politics before she founded Women’s Campaign International (WCI). In her role … read more

Spotlight: Sasha Fisher

Sasha Fisher had been working in African communities for a number of years before she moved to East Africa in … read more

Join Us: Women on the Margin – Dec. 5, 2018

How We View Sex and Gender

By Stephanie Blumenkranz Recent headlines have been consumed with the Federal Government’s consideration of clearly defining gender. The US Department … read more

Making Change From the Kitchen

By Rachel Siegel Is a woman’s place in the kitchen? This outdated and politically incorrect stereotype should be looked at … read more

Responses to a Challenging Week

by Jamie Allen Black   Last week (and the week before) was quite challenging for many of us.   Whether … read more

17 Organizations Working Toward Pay Equity for Millions

By Stephanie Blumenkranz On Wednesday, September 26th, JWFNY President Debbie Cosgrove and I spoke with the Reform Pay Equity Initiative, … read more

Teshuva and #MeToo

by Rachel Siegel   On the eve of Yom Kippur, the idea of teshuva or repentance was on my mind. … read more

June 21, 2018 Statement on Family Separation

(June 21, 2018) –   Women’s Funds and Foundations across the U.S. and beyond condemn the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” … read more

Local Foundation; International Impact

In honor of International Women’s Day, the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York would like to introduce you to a … read more

Women Changing the World – One Issue at a Time

By Madelyn Bucksbaum Adamson and Stephanie Blumenkranz We have all heard about them – people who saw a problem and … read more

Revealing #MeToo as #WeToo in Jewish Communal Life

By Ayelet Kalfus February 8, 2018 The night started with song. The words of Shehecheyanu, the Jewish blessing for gratitude … read more

Interact with Trailblazing Jewish Women – January 30th

Now is the time to take action as we elevate and celebrate the innovative women who are changing the world, … read more

REGISTER NOW: Revealing #metoo As #wetoo in Jewish Communal Life: An Evening of Discussion and Action

JANUARY 25, 2018        6:00-8:00pm     130 East 59th Street, NYC The Jewish community is not immune.  As Jews, it is our responsibility … read more