Articles by Mala Blomquist


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StandWithUs in the Southwest

Pictured above: SWU Southwest Campus Director Sgula Dershowitz, left, with SWU ASU Emerson Fellow Mara Friedman. Since StandWithUs was founded 16 years ago, half a million college students have participated in SWU campus programs. The Israel education nonprofit has distributed tens of millions of copies of the user-friendly educational materials it developed. Hundreds of millions…

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Women and Philanthropy

The momentum from the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements shed light on women’s issues such as safe and equal work environments and has forced change. But there is another movement happening where women are outpacing their male counterparts – philanthropy. According to research done through the Women’s Philanthropy Institute, which is part of the Indiana University…

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Maskit makes a comeback

Pictured above: Ruth Dayan (who turned 101 on March 6) and Sharon Tal. Photo courtesy Baruch Raffic What started as a way to employ new immigrants to Israel in the early 1950s quickly became its own fashion brand. Maskit was conceived by Ruth Dayan (first wife of Gen. Moshe Dayan) and made contemporary luxury clothing…

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