Tagged “Leveling the Playing Field”

Archer Martin

Archer Thomas Martin, son of Bruce and Linda Martin, formerly of Tucson, will celebrate becoming a bar mitzvah on Saturday, Feb. 10 at Temple Beth Ami in Rockville, Maryland. He is the grandson of Jerry and Betty Martin of Springdale, Arkansas, the late Viretta Novotny of Anchorage, Alaska, and… Read more »

Once a dream, paid parental leave now a reality at 100 Jewish groups — and counting

Jews United for Justice offers paid parental leave for its employees and is a lead partner in the push to implement paid leave legislation in Washington, D.C. (Anya van Wagtendonk)

NEW YORK (JTA) — It’s a Sunday in 2010, and in one hand I’m texting with a colleague about work. In the other I hold a pee stick, waiting for the results of my home pregnancy test to appear. As I press send, I realize that parenthood isn’t the… Read more »