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Miriam Peretz: 2018 Israel Prize Recipient

Rather than being paralyzed by bereavement, she has devoted her life to lifting the spirit of others.

Devorah Halberstam: A Letter To An Amazing Woman

Over the years there has been no shortage of reporting about Devorah Halberstam, Ari’s mother. Even in Israel, thousands of miles from the Halberstam home, there have been frequent references in the media to Ari’s mother. Do you know why?

Sivan Rahav Meir: The Rebbetzin Journalist

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

Brigitte Gabriel: Fierce Fighter For Israel

She also taught that a “cancer called Islamofacism” permeates the Muslim world and must be eradicated.

Dafna Meir: The Ultimate Jewish Mother

The thirty-eight year old mother of six, two of whom were adopted, no longer “enjoyed life,” as reported by her grief-stricken neighbors.

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.

Rachel Azaria: Yerushalmim – Jerusalemites

Who is Rachel Azaria? Would you have guessed that this dynamo is a religious, 35-year-old woman, mother of four children, ranging in ages from ten years to eight months?

Anne Bloch: The Passion For Living

The passionate artist was bursting with joy as they stepped ashore in Ashkelon to build their family’s future in her own birthplace, now the brand new Jewish State.

Goldie Steinberg: Survivor Of The Kishinev Pogrom

At 104, Steinberg moved into the Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Long Beach, N.Y., where she was known for her warmth and consideration for others.

Goldie Michelson: A Century Of Jewish Commitment

Whenever new Russian immigrants arrived in Worcester, Goldie Michelson helped welcome them.

A Journey with Destiny: The Story Of A Righteous Filipina’s Conversion To Judaism

The heading of this article is the title of Angelita Valdes’ biography written by her husband, Dr. Robert Dublin. Dr. Dublin was the physician who treated and nursed the young Filipina dancer and TV starlet back to life when she became ill with tuberculosis meningitis - a life threatening disease. Angelita Valdes’ biography is an astonishing story of an amazing woman’s life.

Miriam Eshkol: Extraordinary First Lady

During Eshkol’s tenure as prime minister, Miriam maintained her daily work as the Knesset librarian while taking an active role in assisting him in all affairs, political and foreign, and serving as his personal secretary.

March Of Life: Dorothee Haas

She held me in her arms and said, “I’m so happy! You’re Jewish and you’re Israeli, and you are my friend!”

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.

Aviv Tsalik: My Champion

She was a voice on the telephone, a pleasant, friendly voice: “How can I help you?” I had heard this question in the past five weeks more time than I care to remember. As soon as I explained what my quest was the questioner would switch me to another voice on the telephone, then onto another, and another, without any results. This went on daily ever since we moved to a new apartment and wished to have our landline telephone number reinstated, instead of the temporary one arbitrarily assigned by the company.

Asenath Barzani: Remarkable Hebrew Scholar

I never left the entrance to my house or went outside; I was like a princess of Israel ...

Irene Burg: A Multifaceted Personality

About a year ago, my husband and I joined a new synagogue in Netanya. In the women’s section a strikingly elegant lady caught my attention. Only later, did I come to know that Irene Burg’s looks were only the tip of the iceberg.

Hillary Clinton and Suha Arafat: ‘The Two First Ladies’

The question we need to ask is: How sensitive is the former First Lady to anti-Semitism?

Lihi Lapid: Woman of Valor

Eishet Chayil is a hymn customarily recited on Friday evenings before sitting down to the Shabbat evening meal. It is a twenty-two verse poem at the conclusion of the book of Mishlei, describing the woman of valor as the ideal wife and mother.

Batya Aviya Jackson: An Outstanding Soldier

One of the 13 being honored as an outstanding soldier was Batya Aviya Jackson, an NCO in the human resources unit of the IDF, in care of soldiers’ personal wellbeing.

Lucy Cohn Korech: Endurance with Dignity

What gives her the strength to carry on, to endure the barely endurable with dignity?

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.

Dr. Aliza Lavie: Intellectual And Political Activist

Her valuable contribution was recognized last July 2015 when she was named "Outstanding Member of Knesset" by the Israel Democracy Institute.

The Heroines Of The Pesach Story

It’s fascinating to realize that the People of Israel growing into a mighty nation in Egypt was a reward for the heroism of the Hebrew midwives.

Anat Berko: Brilliant Fighter For Israel

Listening to her presentation on the TV Knesset Channel, I was amazed at her approach. Where did she come from? What part of Israel produced this extraordinary woman?

Ruchama Cabilo: Motherhood

Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur, not only on this day but also throughout March to mark the social, economic and political accomplishments of women.

Zieva Dauber Konvisser: Living Beyond Terrorism

What better proof do we need than the recent war with Hamas in Gaza, dubbed “Operation Protective Edge,” that transformed the pain and suffering of three families into a sense of unparalleled unity and outpouring of love of the entire nation of Israel?

Woman: The Image of Redemption

Awake, awake! Dress up in your vigor, Zion! Dress up in your garments of glory, Jerusalem, City of holiness... (Isaiah 52:1)

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