Contributor Archives: Emma Goldberg

About Emma Goldberg

Emma Goldberg is a member of Habonim Dror who has attended both Machaneh Galil and Machaneh Naaleh. In a recent communication she says..."the Habonim community continues to inspire me to pursue important issues."

Mother May I (Go On Maternity Leave)?

By Emma Goldberg   This article first appeared in The Huffington Post and is reprinted here with permission of the author. Pop quiz: what do the United States, Papua New Guinea, Liberia, and Swaziland have in common? Answer: they are the only four members of the United Nations that do not legally require employers to guarantee paid maternity leave. I am a high school student in New York City and I first discovered this issue last year when my teacher took leave to give birth to her daughter, …

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