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Split image of half of a man and a woman side by side

April 2 is Equal Pay Day, the day in April dedicated, annually, to educating and addressing the wage gap between men and women.

B. Lana Guggenheim
Reform Jewish women pose together in from of an ark while in Israel together during Rosh Chodesh

We read in Pirkei Avot, “Be among the disciples of Aaron – seek peace and pursue it.” One of our highest aspirations as Jews is to establish peace within our homes, within our communities, and in o

Rabbi Dr. Linda Henry Goodman
Women of the Wall Rosh Chodesh celebration, March 8, 2019

Tonight as I gather 10 women to recite Birkat HaGomeil (after overcoming danger), I will hold close hundreds of others – with me recently to celebrate the new month.

Hila Shiloni Rosner
Partial view of woman's pink silky skirt with gold beading hanging from the tiers

Reform Jewish poet Stacey Z. Robinson wrote this original poem for Purim, painting a much different picture of Esther than we knew as children.

Stacey Zisook Robinson
View down the aisle of an airplane filled with travelers

Recently, a Haredi’s hard hat box fell on my head. The metaphor was stark: female rabbinical student bashed by a symbol of religious hegemony she’s long rejected.

Chelsea Feuchs
Closeup of a person holding a fanned out handful of money

Here’s what you can do to ensure that we continue to make progress toward pay equity.

    Ally Karpel
    A crowd at the Women's March

    The upcoming Women’s March has prompted challenging and heartfelt conversations and raised myriad questions. As one might expect, we are not of one mind.

    Rabbi Marla J. Feldman
    A row of five women with arms intertwined, seen from the back

    Often, women are set in opposition to one another, believing that to succeed we have to be more successful than other women in every aspect of our lives.

    Madeline Mardiks
    The author and her husband at a breast cancer event

    I believe all people are chosen to make a difference in this world, and in that spirit, I am sharing my story as it relates to breast cancer.

    Sheri Denkensohn-Trott
    In the foreground, a digitized image of a double helix in various shades of pink and magenta

    I speak about my BRCA-related cancer to synagogue groups, Jewish day schools, and women who ask. I will continue to shout about it until everyone knows who is at risk.

    Rebecca Meyer Carr

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