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Snub or Honor: the Case of UJA NY Federation and Phyllis...

24 Adar 5777 – March 21, 2017
After news of the inglorious disinvitation spread, UJA Fed CEO Eric Goldstein offered Chesler an abject apology.

Sweden’s ‘First Feminist Government in the World’ Dons Hijab, Bows before...

17 Shevat 5777 – February 13, 2017
Iranian activist Alinejad has no illusions about the state of European feminism, writing that 'European female politicians are hypocrites.'

Jewish Women’s Foundation Awards Tel Aviv Sexual Assault Crisis Center

20 Kislev 5777 – December 20, 2016
According to JWF, for many survivors this may be the first time they feel they have received emotional acknowledgement or validation of their experiences.

Too Pious to Give a Get

10 Sivan 5776 – June 16, 2016
The ongoing behavior of withholding the Get is not pious behavior, therefore one can't demand the privileges and services that a pious person requires, demands or expects.

Report: Rabbinate May Be Plotting to Dump Rabbi Riskin of Efrat

8 Sivan 5775 – May 25, 2015
The Chief Rabbinate will invite Rabbi Riskin for a hearing on whether to extend his term, ostensibly because of his age but possibly because of his views on conversion.

Watch Saudi Arabian Woman Break the Law by Driving a Car...

16 Kislev 5775 – December 8, 2014
Can a Twitter account with 355,000 followers convince Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive?

Israel Wants UN to Recognize Hamas – as a Terrorist Organization

4 Heshvan 5775 – October 28, 2014
The obvious rejection will be valuable for historians to understand why the UN is a world disaster area.

Isfahan Demonstration for Women’s Rights Becomes Anti-Government Protest

29 Tishri 5775 – October 22, 2014
A demonstration by 10,000 in Isfahan for women's rights has morphed into a protest against Iran's regime.

Saudi Women Fined for Gross Traffic Crimes, Such as Driving (Video)

24 Heshvan 5774 – October 28, 2013
Women drivers are so terrible in Saudi Arabia that police fine any woman they see. Their crime is driving. Threats of fines kept the “women’s driver protest” to a mere trickle.

Agunot Activist Woman Appointed to Panel for Jewish Judges

7 Tishri 5774 – September 10, 2013
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has appointed the first woman as one of the members of the State Committee for the Appointment of Rabbinical Court...

Israel Hosts Global Conference to Promote Women’s Rights

6 Elul 5773 – August 11, 2013
Attendees learned about Israel’s success promoting women’s rights.

Rohani’s Acid Test: Can Women Enter Soccer Stadium?

16 Tammuz 5773 – June 23, 2013
Women in Iran are pinning their hopes on Hassan Rohani to pass what would be a sweeping reform in the Islamic Republic – allowing...

Obama Cites Liberties, Israel in Heritage Month Declaration

21 Iyyar 5773 – May 1, 2013
President Obama cited the Jewish striving for freedom and the U.S.-Israel bond in his Jewish American Heritage Month declaration. "Jewish immigrants from all over the...

Bar Refaeli’s Vulgar Super Bowl Ad

1 Adar 5773 – February 11, 2013
GoDaddy's Super Bowl spot was a disappointment for American culture and even more disappointing that it starred an Israeli icon.

The Ketubah as a Prenup

1 Adar 5773 – February 10, 2013
If the Ketubah would be taken seriously, as an enforceable legal document then there would be fewer agunot, "chained" women awaiting Jewish divorce from their husbands.

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