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Sivan Rahav Meir: The Rebbetzin Journalist

Amazingly, unlike other teens who have a tendency to focus on trivialities, Sivan turned her attention to Judaism.

A Look At Education For Jewish Women Throughout The Ages (Part III – A...

The image of the pious, simple and domestically maternal Jewish woman no longer appealed to these secularly educated girls.

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.

A Look At Education For Jewish Women Throughout The Ages (Part II – Early...

Because of the development of printing, female literacy gained some momentum, and a whole genre of women's Yiddish books was created.

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.

A Look At Education For Jewish Women Throughout The Ages (Part I): Medieval Jewry...

There is evidence that learned women were educated by tutors as well, as long as standards of modesty were upheld.

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 ...

Miriam Friedman: Chassidic Matriarch

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.

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.

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