Welcome to JewFem.com!
Your source for news and insights about gender in Jewish life
JewFem.com offers you news, information and insights about gender and feminism in your Jewish life. The blog tackles Jewish education, synagogue, Israel, Jewish community, bits of pop culture, and more. The site was created by the award-winning writer Dr. Elana Maryles Sztokman (@ElanaHope), former Executive Director of JOFA, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance. Elana's books include The Men’s Section: Orthodox Jewish Men in an Egalitarian World, which won the 2012 National Jewish Book Council Award for Women's Studies, Educating in the Divine Image: Gender Issues in Orthodox Jewish Day Schools, which won the 2013 National Jewish Book Council Award for Education (co-authored with Chaya Gorsetman), and the forthcoming The War on Women in Israel: How Religious Radicalism is Stifling the Voice of a Nation Elana writes frequently at The Forward, Haaretz, The Jerusalem Post, Lilith, and more.