Funding Jewish Feminism
Bush, Lawrence, Dekro, Jeffrey, Tikkun
By her own estimate, Barbara Dobkin gave more tzedakah-charity-for Jewish women's causes in the Jewish year 5758 (1996-97) than did the entire New York UJA-Federation! Writing in the Fall 1997 edition of Journey, journal of Ma'yan: The Jewish Women's Project, Dobkin explains:
We can't remain silent about the exclusion, the abuse and the marginalization of Jewish women, here and in Israel. And if we are going to raise these issues, we have to be willing to back up our words with our money.... To me this is a sacred mission.
That mission has been institutionalized since 1994 through Ma'yan, a project of the Jewish Community Center of the Upper West Side of Manhattan …
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Publication information: Article title: Funding Jewish Feminism. Contributors: Bush, Lawrence - Author, Dekro, Jeffrey - Author. Magazine title: Tikkun. Volume: 14. Issue: 1 Publication date: January/February 1999. Page number: 44+. © 2002 Tikkun. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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