In this talk, Keren McGinty examines the relationship between sexual harassment, gender, and multiple religions, highlighting women of different faiths. She explores the actions of American Jewish, Muslim, and Christian women who broke the silence about sexual misconduct and abuse of power by male co-religionists.
Keren R. McGinity serves as the Interfaith Specialist at the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the umbrella organization for 550 congregations across North America. She is also a research associate at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at Brandeis University, where she taught American Studies. Her pioneering books, Still Jewish: A History of Women & Intermarriage in America and Marrying Out: Jewish Men, Intermarriage, and Fatherhood provided groundbreaking analyses about Jewish continuity by focusing on gender and change over time.