Author: Susan Weidman Schneider

When You Say #MeToo, What Dangers Lurk?

Radical empathy will let us see past the surface and imagine the various steps that a person in crisis must take. In the case of a high-profile #MeToo accuser, these could include costs like hiring lawyers, losing time from work, paying for cross-country flights to testify. 

My Jewish, Canadian Halloween

I walk with my grownup (my mother? my Zayde? my much-older brother?) through the snowy air and around the corner to a few nearby neighbors, Jews and non-Jews.

Food: Gender, Power and More

Who owns the kitchen? Who decides on the menu, who shops, cooks, invites, serves, cleans up—all these tasks reveal power dynamics around food’s pleasures and perils.