Where Are All The Women in Jewish Studies?

For The Forward, Susanna Heschel and Sarah Imhoff argue there is a lack of female representation in Jewish studies. Heschel and Imhoff urge publishers, foundations, and higher education institutions to move away from female tokenism and strive for greater gender parity. Heschel and Imhoff write, “Given the growing number of women entering academic life, for senior male scholars not to include younger female scholars in conferences and anthologies limits women’s career paths and will ultimately diminish the debates that make a field vibrant.”

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