Amazingly, unlike other teens who have a tendency to focus on trivialities, Sivan turned her attention to Judaism.
The image of the pious, simple and domestically maternal Jewish woman no longer appealed to these secularly educated girls.
I am proud of my Israeli roots and my Jewish heritage. They are crucial parts of who I am, she declared
She also taught that a “cancer called Islamofacism” permeates the Muslim world and must be eradicated.
Because of the development of printing, female literacy gained some momentum, and a whole genre of women's Yiddish books was created.
In a shocking move, UNESCO's Executive Board voted 30 to 28 in favor of the Jew Azoulay against the Arab Abdulaziz al-Kawari!
These developments brought about cooperation between Torah-educated women and a small number of rabbis who favor an egalitarian approach.
A pro at multitasking, she also held many other public offices.
There is evidence that learned women were educated by tutors as well, as long as standards of modesty were upheld.
Besides her gifts of beauty, prophecy, wisdom and leadership, Sarah also possessed, according to Chazal, great spiritual and material blessings.
What an amazing message is this birth on the doorstep of the Biblical matriarch!
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.
Justice Abella has achieved a number of "firsts" in her life.
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.
I never left the entrance to my house or went outside; I was like a princess of Israel ...
Matriarch Miriam’s lifespan included the Russian Revolution, the oppression of Soviet Russia, the chaos of post-World War II Europe, and the birth of Chabad Chassidism around the world.
Five weeks later, an agent of the Haganah’s secret service contacted her, attempting to enlist her in its espionage unit.
They are known to form close-knit, cohesive communities that don’t allow anyone in, while fully integrating in their adopted homelands.
At times, the Gestapo became suspicious of the royal princess and brought her in for questioning.
Who was this brilliant woman and how did she become Einstein’s assistant?
Her walk and appearance exuded so much confidence that hardly anyone suspected she was anything other than what she pretended.
When asked about the extent of the Rebbetzin's greatness, the Rebbe’s thoughtful, genuine response was: Only Hashem knows.
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.
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.
Embracing her grandmother, she led her to a nearby table and began gently to coax some information from the silent ninety-year-old.