The Jewish community seems to love making lists of its best and brightest. Every time a new list is announced, we cringe to see how many women have made the cut. Two out of 10? Five out of 50? Seven out of 50? Let’s not forget the National Museum of American Jewish History poll where women made up 47 of the 218 nominees. Today the New York Jewish Week released their 3rd annual “36 Under 36” list, recognizing “three dozen forward-thinking young people who are helping reshape the Jewish community.” Lo and behold, 22 of the 36 are women! As Rebecca Honig Friedman pointed out, that’s more than 61%!
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