The Dynamic Etta King Talks Shop: Education, Feminism, JWA As Bridge


JWA Open Door
Etta with Matriarchs
Executive Director Gail Reimer and Twersky Award Winner Allyson Mattanah

Enjoy this interview with the dynamic Etta King, JWA's Education Manager.

Rabba Hurwitz Online


Tell me that you’re surprised.

Shulamith Firestone, 1945-2012: In Memoriam


Today’s news brought the shocking report of Shulamith Firestone’s death, at age 67.

Holy Hooligans?


After being held in jail for seven months, this past Friday three members of the politically charged, Russian punk rock girl band Pussy Riot were convicted and sentenced to two years in p

Tu B'Av: The Morning After


Woman in field with rainbow

I have always loved Tu B’Av, a holiday that honors the ancient tradition in which maidens, dressed in white, gather and dance in the fields and vineyards, intent on meeting their beshert,

Enjoy some Vlog noshing from JWA's Institute for Educators


As JWA's Institute for Educators comes to a close, we wanted to share a few moments ... and messages.

First is the...worst?


Sally Ride Rocket Ship

Sally Ride died on Tuesday at the age of 61. First American woman to go into outer space. The first. The very first. American. Woman. Astronaut.

She's Got A Ticket To Ride


Israel Open Road

Are women in Chassidic communities nothing more than oppressed victims? Is the Haredi threat to civil liberties in Israel, which is represented by segregated busses, real?

The Feminist Papers--LEAKED!


Secret Classified Document

“The Feminist Papers,” a highly classified document that up until now has only been rumored to exist, was (accidentally?) leaked last night at 11:15pm.

Women as Wave, Women as Particle: The gender-racial politics of the male-female gaze


NASA pix
Construction Worker

Who are you?

I mean really . . .

Who are you . . . when you are alone and no one is watching?

What is your wave state?


Rising Voices


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