“As a Jewish feminist organization—and as a media outlet— we need to take a clear, bold stance in our present moment,” said Susan Weidman Schneider, Lilith’s editor in chief. “Women’s rights are in danger, including reproductive rights. Anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry are emerging in ways we haven’t seen in many decades. And journalists, especially female journalists, are being harassed and threatened. The march is an important opportunity to speak out against these injustices.”
Following the march, Lilith plans to publish personal perspectives on the weekend’s events. Participants are invited to submit narratives of their motivations and experiences, their anxieties and hopes, plus images from the weekend, to firstname.lastname@example.org or by tweeting using the hashtag #LilithMarches. A curated selection of these responses will be appearing at Lilith.org starting the week of January 23.
Lilith, an award-winning nonprofit print and digital magazine, has been for 40 years a champion of women’s issues in the Jewish community and a Jewish voice in the larger women’s and gender-rights movement.
On Saturday, January 21, Lilith is co-sponsoring “A Gathering of Strength,” to connect, sing and honor Shabbat.
- Where: Sixth and I Synagogue.
- When: Doors will open at 8:00 AM; Rally from 8:45 to 9:30 AM. Then all will march to the Capitol.
*Please note: Registration is required to attend the pre-march rally. For safety and security purposes, please do not meet on the corner of 6th Street & I Street before 9:30 AM on Saturday if you have not already registered.