In The News

By Cathryn J. Prince

“Women have more rights today than we ever could have imagined, but those rights are now under constant attack across the country. There is something really powerful about being change makers together, and I think women today feel that very acutely,” Katz said, barely pausing to sip her iced tea.

And yet, these women are often missing from panels on everything from Middle East peace to anti-Semitism, said Haile Soifer, executive director of the Jewish Democratic Council of America.

“If they can’t find one woman, then they are doing something wrong. My point here is there are plenty of women to speak on the issues, and not just women’s issues. This is incumbent on journalists, community leaders,” Soifer said.