The Jewish Obligation to Obliterate the Glass Ceiling on Women

Whether in the boardroom or on the 'bima,’ the Jewish concept of 'brit’ demands we provide women equal opportunities to men.

I experienced the glass ceiling even before I finished high school. Growing up in an Orthodox community, I came to understand rather quickly, when I expressed my desire to teach Torah and be a Jewish leader, that I could only go so far in Jewish communal life. I was a passionate Jewish day school student. I thrived in the setting. The Torah study I encountered and engaged in ignited a fire inside of me that made...