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Sunday, February 15 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Women Giving Money--Beyond the Stereotypes

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The obligation to give tzedakah (charity) falls equally on women and men, but paths​ to giving are​ often quite different. Women earn money, inherit it, manage it, write checks to causes we care about, yet women’s philanthropy has been startlingly undervalued. ​How is the dynamic​ affected if the woman is using money that’s inherited? Spousal? Earned? The subject of Jews and money is often fraught. When gender is added to the mix, the conversation really gets interesting. Come to a Lilith salon to discuss!


Susan Weidman Schneider

Susan is Editor-in-Chief of Lilith and one of its founding mothers. Her writing includes innovative reports on women and philanthropy, the Jewish stake in reproductive rights, and persistent stereotypes of Jewish women. She is the author of three acclaimed books, including the groundbreaking classic Jewish and Female. She has been named a Polakoff Lifetime Achievement Awardee in journalism, a “Leader for the 21st Century” by... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 3:00pm - 4:15pm

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