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IDF Wants to Equalize Term of Service for Men and Women

The Israel Armed Forces is proposing that women and men both serve in  the army for the same amount of time for equal positions....

Bill Advances to Guarantee Women on Panel to Nominate Rabbis

The absence of Haredi parties in the government is already being, and women probably will be among those nominating Israel’s next rabbinic judges and chief rabbis.

US Jewish Women’s Council Wants Israel to Certify Civil Marriages

Do Israeli orthodox rabbis have a “monopoly?” Should Diaspora Jews try to pull Israel’s domestic strings? The National Council of Jewish Women seems to say “yes” to both questions.

Photoshopping Women Out of the Holocaust

Digitally removing women from Holocaust photos dishonors those women and the victims and survivors of the Holocaust.

Six Women Are IDF’s ‘Model’ Soldiers

Israel women’s soldiers are known for being tough. They are combat soldiers Air Force pilots, logistic specialists and martial arts experts. And one of them may be Miss Universe.

Jewish Home to Likud: Ball in Bibi’s Court

"Despite the mudslinging campaign against us before the elections, we recommended Netanyahu to form the next government."

Bar Refaeli’s Vulgar Super Bowl Ad

GoDaddy's Super Bowl spot was a disappointment for American culture and even more disappointing that it starred an Israeli icon.

Rabbi Ben Dahan, Jewish Home: I’ve Worked Hard on Behalf of Women

"When positions opened, if there was a qualified woman for the job I was inclined to hire her."

I Love Jewish Women!

Our sages teach it was the women of Israel that saved the nation from Egypt.

16th Century Ladino Women’s Siddur Reissued in Hebrew

A 500-year-old Sephardi women’s prayer book is being reissued in Hebrew.

Debunking Myths in Women’s Health Update

Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society came out with new guidelines concerning Pap smears, which screen for cervical cancer. Conventional wisdom had long held that women should receive annual Pap smears, but in March, doctors announced the new guidelines suggesting that women receive a Pap smear once every three years.

Study Shows Haredi and Secular Women Face Equal Risk of Eating Disorders

A high-number of Haredi women responded to the survey. Haredi women suffering from eating issues also face a particular set of challenges.

The Big Lie: ‘Israel Apartheid’

Apartheid in Israel does not exist, however gender apartheid, apartheid against gays, as well as slavery and racism against blacks, Palestinians and non-Muslims are all commonplace in the Muslim world.

Another Woman Attacked in Beit Shemesh

Dozens of haredim stoned the car of a woman as she hung posters for a lottery; similar incidents have sparked debate over the treatment of women in haredi society

Unchaining The Agunah Problem

In producing "Women Unchained," a daring yet dignified film about women who can’t get a get – a Jewish divorce – filmmakers Beverly Siegel and Leta Lenik have done Jewish society a favor.

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