The ultra-orthodox establishment in Israel is reportedly losing sleep over women’s demands for equality.
You might think that I – a public historian – would love the opportunities on our public calendar to celebrate historical figures and communities. But truth be told, I’m a bit of a skeptic.
Extremist Ulta-Orthodox groups in Israel are trying to erase images of women from public space.
In response to the police crackdown on Occupy protests across the country, thousands of people assembled with renewed energy at Occupy Wall Street on November 17th, dubbed the Occupy Wall Street Da
Change is definitely in the air, and it is filling me with hope.
By now, the It Gets Better Project has made headlines around the world, with everyone from Lady Gaga to president Obama posting a video to support and enc
Another year, another Forward 50 list of Jewish leaders who have made the biggest impact (good or bad) in American Jewish life.
"Women told they must ride back of the bus in Brooklyn"
The iconic anarchist Emma Goldman believed that religion was inherently repressive.
An exciting development in the blogosphere -- Joan Nestle has a blog! One would expect that a blog created by the founder of The Lesbian Herstory Archives would be nothing short of provocative and indeed, Nestle's first two entries are exactly that.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Activism." (Viewed on May 23, 2013) <http://jwa.org/blog/activism>.