Esther Pollard: A True Woman of Valor
Esther called their marriage "an oasis of unconditional love in a sea of lies and corruption.
Pauline Koch Einstein
Pauline, a happy, content housewife and mother, without pretensions or ambitions, was devoted to her home and their simple bourgeois lifestyle.
Chava: The Mother Sets The Tone
How many of us realize that it was through this act that woman attained motherhood? Her punishment of pain and anguish turned into the blessing of bearing children.
From The Archives… Israeli Women Of Science
In 1968, she earned a Ph.D. in X-Ray crystallography at the Weizmann Institute of Science, a discipline in which her assiduous research has earned this Israeli woman of science the Nobel Prize.
Minister Miri Regev: Loyalty In Culture Initiative
The minister is a religious Jewish woman. Despite her position as Israel’s Minister of Sports, in July 2016 she refused to participate in the 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremonies because they took place on Shabbat.
Being a military spouse is one of the most difficult things people can experience, Nikki confessed...
Nina Ormonde: The Ultimate Jewish Mother
The bar and bat mitzvah event was her “baby.” Despite its grand scale, there was an individual, loving focus on every girl and boy.
Ruchama Hershkovitz: Mother Teacher
Born in Jerusalem, one of Yisrael and Yaffa Weingarten’s seven children, she is the seventh generation of a family living in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter.
Haya Tzippa Pines: Mother of Jerusalem (Part II)
Unfortunately, even after Rabbi Pines passed away in 1913, the rebbetzin and her daughter occasionally had to dodge stones thrown at them by misguided fanatics.
Haya Tzippa Pines: The First Lady of the “New” Jewish Settlement (Part I)
The young pioneers of the First Aliyah did not opt for "peace now." They opted to settle and cultivate the Land of Israel, to build Jewish institutions, to revive the ancient Hebrew tongue and bring about a renaissance of the Jewish nation. And this they accomplished.
The Prophetess Boushaif
When the leader of the community asked for her hand in marriage, Boushaif consented with the condition that he build a synagogue, using as its cornerstone the brick intended for the Holy Temple.
Rokhl Faygenberg: Of Fremde Vegn (Strange Ways)
She reached Palestine in 1924 when the magazine’s editorial management appointed her as their foreign correspondent in the Holy Land.
Shurat Hadin – Justice
The lesson Nitsana derived from the case as a human-rights activist and a litigator inspired her to eventually establish the Israel Law Center called, Shurat Hadin to help victims of terrorism.
Lift up your eyes about you and see, All shall gather and come to you, As I live, says the Lord.
Early Zionist Pioneers
Ever since those first pioneers expressed their yearning for the Land, many other remarkable women have pioneered pathways to Zion and helped ensure our future inheritance in it.
Miriam Peretz: 2018 Israel Prize Recipient
Rather than being paralyzed by bereavement, she has devoted her life to lifting the spirit of others.
Rachel: The Symbol Of Redemption
At the time of her first appearance, Rachel was already enveloped in a premonition of tragedy. Chazal interpret the seemingly joyous first meeting between Yaakov and Rachel as a pre-enactment of Rachel’s tragic end.
Polish history and popular legend credits a beautiful Jewish girl named Esther, or Esterka, with the turn of Jewish fortunes in Poland.
Rachail Morowitz: Building Bridges
The evening in Rachail Morowitz’s home was deeply moving and left a lasting impression of hope.
Hadassa Birnbaum: ‘Hand In Hand’
Operating under the umbrella of Esra for administrative help, Hadassa’s group delivers 120 food baskets every month.
Rahel Bluwstein: Rahel the Poetess
Her parents provided private tutors for her general education in addition to her Hebrew learning. As a result, she began writing both Russian and Hebrew poetry at a young age.
Sivan Rahav Meir: The Rebbetzin Journalist
Amazingly, unlike other teens who have a tendency to focus on trivialities, Sivan turned her attention to Judaism.
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.
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.
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!