Tag: Jill Finkelstein

Link Roundup: Jewish Women Fight Back

Brown, a Democrat, argued that her Jewish faith allowed for therapeutic abortions when the mother's life is in danger without regard to length of pregnancy.

Link Roundup: Legislation Against Discrimination

Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that employers who pay men and women different salaries must prove that wage gaps are unrelated to gender. Therefore, women will no longer have to bear the “burden of proof” that they were discriminated against on the basis of gender.

Link Roundup: Same-Sex Marriage and Fighting the "War on Women"

On Wednesday, President Obama made a historic endorsement of same-sex marriage. In an interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts, he stated, “At a certain point, I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.”

Link Roundup: Prop 8 and the Contraception Compromise

On Tuesday, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals declared Proposition 8, California’s law banning same-sex marriage, unconstitutional. The ban will unfortunately remain in effect due to pending appeals.

Link Roundup:Remembering Roe v. Wade

Marking the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on January 22nd, National Council of Jewish Women CEO Nancy K. Kaufman explained why women should continue to “guard against efforts to roll back choice.”