Prof Vanessa Ochs Publishes Article, "Making Choices," with eJewish Philanthropy

June 24, 2021

Professor Vanessa Ochs has published an article, "Making Choices," with eJewish Philanthropy. In the article, Professor Ochs recounts her experience working for a Jewish nonprofit. "Many parts of the job were intoxicating," Ochs writes. "I learned a great deal of Torah. I was paid more than I had ever earned as a writer or teacher. I grew as a Jewish ritual innovator and developed as an anthropologist of American Jewish life. I discovered I yearned to become a rabbi. But the workplace was also toxic to the extreme. Jewish workplace ethics that were preached were not practiced." Read the article here