Negative Stereotypes in Orthodox Judaism: Are We Responsible?

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15 Jun 2012
Inspiration

Orthodox Judaism has some negative stereotypes: repressive, sexist, outdated. Do we have a responsibility to change these perceptions?  Steve Savitsky talks with Allison Josephs, Founder and Director of Jew in The City, where she breaks down stereotypes about Orthodox Jews and Judaism.


Savitsky Talks is a weekly 20 minute audio program with interviews and discussions that probe and explore contemporary Jewish life. Steve Savitsky’s unusually direct and objective approach make this program a refreshing take on the Jewish community’s often challenging role in the world.

The words of this author reflect his/her own opinions and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Orthodox Union.