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Natalie Portman: Genesis Prize Recipient

I am proud of my Israeli roots and my Jewish heritage. They are crucial parts of who I am, she declared

Brigitte Gabriel: Fierce Fighter For Israel

She also taught that a “cancer called Islamofacism” permeates the Muslim world and must be eradicated.

Audrey Azoulay: The First Jewish Director-General of UNESCO

In a shocking move, UNESCO's Executive Board voted 30 to 28 in favor of the Jew Azoulay against the Arab Abdulaziz al-Kawari!

Kolech: Promoting Women’s Rights In Orthodox Judaism

These developments brought about cooperation between Torah-educated women and a small number of rabbis who favor an egalitarian approach.

Raya Jaglom: The Queen Of Multitasking

A pro at multitasking, she also held many other public offices.

The Fascinating Life of Our First Matriarch

Besides her gifts of beauty, prophecy, wisdom and leadership, Sarah also possessed, according to Chazal, great spiritual and material blessings.

From The Archives… Rachel Celebrates Her Bat Mitzvah

What an amazing message is this birth on the doorstep of the Biblical matriarch!

Margaret Bergmann Lambert: Famous Jewish High Jumper

A sports complex in Berlin had been named for her in 1995, and in 2010 the athletic field at Francis Lewis High School in Queens was also renamed for her.

Invisible Women: Censorship By Some Orthodox Publications

I think most people in society are able to look at modest pictures of women without it eliciting impure thoughts, said Rabbi Steven Pruzansky of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Asenath Barzani: Remarkable Hebrew Scholar

I never left the entrance to my house or went outside; I was like a princess of Israel ...

Shula Cohen: Amazing Jewish Heroine

Five weeks later, an agent of the Haganah’s secret service contacted her, attempting to enlist her in its espionage unit.

Dr. Janan Faraj Falah: Winner Of The Jerusalem Unity Prize

They are known to form close-knit, cohesive communities that don’t allow anyone in, while fully integrating in their adopted homelands.

Princess Alice: Holocaust Heroine

At times, the Gestapo became suspicious of the royal princess and brought her in for questioning.

Bruria Kaufman: Working With Albert Einstein

Who was this brilliant woman and how did she become Einstein’s assistant?

Hella Schuepper Rufeisen: Holocaust Heroine

Her walk and appearance exuded so much confidence that hardly anyone suspected she was anything other than what she pretended.

Chaya Mushka: The Rebbetzin

When asked about the extent of the Rebbetzin's greatness, the Rebbe’s thoughtful, genuine response was: Only Hashem knows.

Shifrah And Puah: The Courage Of Resistance

Shifrah and Puah were on a very high spiritual level – obviously the type of women who would not hesitate to follow the way of the Torah, and to sacrifice their own lives for the sake of other Jews.

Ambassador Nikki Haley: Standing Up For Israel

I am here to say the United States will not turn a blind eye to this anymore. I am here to underscore to the ironclad support of the United States for Israel.

Vera Lowenstein: Sensational Reunion

Embracing her grandmother, she led her to a nearby table and began gently to coax some information from the silent ninety-year-old.

Shir Hajaj, Yael Yekutiel, Shira Tzur: Victims of Arab Terror

As this column focuses on the impact women have made on Jewish life and history, we will be discussing the three female cadets who were murdred.

Dr. Anita Turtletaub: The Beauty of Yiddish And The Merit Of Matchmaking

And yet, despite her lifelong interest and amazing contributions to Yiddish language and literature, her prime forte is matchmaking!

Sarah Aynor: Matriarch Of Ethiopian Youth

This amazing woman was able to do this when there were five students, as well as quite recently when there have been as many as 270 students in the program.

Miriam Eshkol: Extraordinary First Lady

During Eshkol’s tenure as prime minister, Miriam maintained her daily work as the Knesset librarian while taking an active role in assisting him in all affairs, political and foreign, and serving as his personal secretary.

Emilie Schindler: Righteous Among the Nations

Witness after witness told of how Emilie Schindler nursed them back to health.

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