The National Museum of Mathematics might well not exist were it not for a fateful meeting of Cindy Lawrence and Glen Whitney at Tot Shabbat. Now, Lawrence and MoMath are working to combat gender inequity in STEM.
Last week, the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) announced that, after more than a decade of organizing by affiliated academics, it will offer highly subsidized child care for attendees at its 2016 conference, to be held December 18 – 20 in San Diego.
Employers are already reconsidering their policies after JWFNY announced that only organizations with paid parental leave would be eligible for their grants.
The phrase “Jew by Choice” is meant to be affirmational, but instead erases the ambiguities of my experiences and the experiences of so many others.