In the media

Elluminate Elects New Board President

STEPHANIE GARRY IS NEW PRESIDENT OF ELLUMINATE New York – Sept. 12, 2023 – Stephanie Garry, a longtime Jewish communal leader locally, nationally and globally — and a staunch advocate for the elevation of Jewish women as social change makers — has been named President...

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Elluminate Announces a New CEO

MELANIE ROTH GORELICK NAMED NEW CEO OF ELLUMINATE New York – June 20, 2023 – Melanie Roth Gorelick, a visionary leader in local, national and global non-profit and advocacy organizations, and a prominent champion in the spheres of social justice and women’s rights,...

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In our words

Making a Difference

By Avra Gordis A few days ago, I had the privilege of representing  The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York at a WePower event entitled 50-50 by 2030 in Tel Aviv. WePower is a non-profit organization in Israel that works to facilitate the engagement of israeli women...

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Cartwheels for Civil Rights

By Natasha Mayer   Last Tuesday, I had the distinct pleasure of attending (by Zoom, of course!) a live drag show with my very favorite New York Jewish drag queen, Miz Cracker. There was comedy, dance, high-heeled cartwheels, and civil rights.  Hosted by JWFNY...

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Honoring the Women of Passover

Many of us are observing Passover this week and celebrating the feminist heroes of the Passover story like Miriam who led the Israelites across the Red Sea, the midwives Shifra and Puah who defied Pharaoh and saved Israelite baby boys, and the often-unnamed Pharaoh's...

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On Our Calendar

Crown JEWEL Conversation with Esty Shushan – September 28, 2023

Did you know that Haredi political parties in Israel do not allow women? While the Israeli government pushes forward on efforts to roll back women's rights, Esty Shushan is lobbying, advocating, and raising awareness in order to counter trends of extremism and...