The Israel Armed Forces is proposing that women and men both serve in the army for the same amount of time for equal positions....
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.
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.
Digitally removing women from Holocaust photos dishonors those women and the victims and survivors of the Holocaust.
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.
"Despite the mudslinging campaign against us before the elections, we recommended Netanyahu to form the next government."
GoDaddy's Super Bowl spot was a disappointment for American culture and even more disappointing that it starred an Israeli icon.
"When positions opened, if there was a qualified woman for the job I was inclined to hire her."
Our sages teach it was the women of Israel that saved the nation from Egypt.
A 500-year-old Sephardi women’s prayer book is being reissued in Hebrew.
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.
A high-number of Haredi women responded to the survey. Haredi women suffering from eating issues also face a particular set of challenges.
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.
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
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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