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Dina Weinstein

Dina Weinstein

Dina Weinstein is a Miami, Florida-based award-winning journalist. She mentors young journalists as an advisor to The Reporter, the Miami Dade College student newspaper. A graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Boston University School for the Arts, she is a Boston native.

Blog Posts

Cropped Excerpt of "The Creation" by Judy Chicago

A Victory for Moms and Midwives

Dina Weinstein

In 2003, when the new head of obstetrics at the University of Chicago decided to close the nurse midwife practice, he said it was due to cost. For me and many other past and present patients...it also felt like yet another attack on women and our access to quality reproductive health. It seemed to communicate that women's comfort, and the personal services midwives provided, weren’t valued as a meaningful aspect of obstetrics.

Rosie the Riveter Wearing Tefillin

Trying Tefillin At Camp

Dina Weinstein

The camp's philosophy regarding Jewish religious observance is both rigorous– campers are expected to observe the laws of kashrut and Shabbat– and egalitarian...Encouraging girls and women to wrap tefillin at places like Camp Ramah seems long overdue.

Ruth Behar

Ruth Behar On Cuban Travel, Diplomatic Relations, and Exile

Dina Weinstein

For Cuban-born author and University of Michigan anthropology professor Ruth Behar, diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba have translated into uniquely exciting opportunities to create cultural bridges.

Topics: Jewish History

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Dina Weinstein." (Viewed on March 26, 2023) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/dina-weinstein-0>.