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.
Rather than being paralyzed by bereavement, she has devoted her life to lifting the spirit of others.
They are known to form close-knit, cohesive communities that don’t allow anyone in, while fully integrating in their adopted homelands.
"I felt here that I was at home," remarks Agnes Keleti about her arrival in Israel in 1957. An Israeli emissary had invited this leading Hungarian Jewish female athlete to participate in the fifth Maccabiah Games that year, and that’s when she discovered that Israel was “home.”
How many of us realize that, surprisingly, it was through this act that woman attains motherhood?
I never left the entrance to my house or went outside; I was like a princess of Israel ...
In addition to her great fortune, Shari Arison has a great Jewish heart.
Now all the pain, fear and struggle were over and they were home. Yuli was safe and free, a hero returned to his land and people.
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.
Rachel began her Sherut Leumi in a development town elementary school, and, with officer training, advanced to become commander of the officer-training base.
She writes intuitively, freely, and only afterwards understands the meaning of what she has written.
Judith Feld Carr clearly remembers the initial impetus for her extraordinary activities in the rescue of Syrian Jewry: "When I was 10 years old, Sophie told me, you have to do something so that this never happens again to the Jewish people.' I never forgot it."
Two couples from different parts of the country decided to name their newborn daughters in honor of Hadar Cohen.
In this week's Torah portion, within the majesty and mystery of creation, the woman emerges in three successive stages.
It was Lia van Leer who changed the image of filmmaking in Israel so that it is now seen as an expression of culture and not mere entertainment.
At times, the Gestapo became suspicious of the royal princess and brought her in for questioning.
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.
This year International Agunah Day was observed on March 7th, the Jewish calendar date of Taanit Esther, the Fast of Esther. The date was determined by ICAR - The International Coalition for Agunah Rights. ICAR is a coalition of 27 organizations working together to abolish defiance in granting a “get” (Jewish divorce) and extortion in the divorce process within the framework of Jewish Law.
The bar and bat mitzvah event was her “baby.” Despite its grand scale, there was an individual, loving focus on every girl and boy.
A sports complex in Berlin had been named for her in 1995, and in 2010 the athletic field at Francis Lewis High School in Queens was also renamed for her.
It was Mohammed's Jewish friends, who became the first victims of his Jihad.
The evening in Rachail Morowitz’s home was deeply moving and left a lasting impression of hope.
What an amazing message is this birth on the doorstep of the Biblical matriarch!
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.
The Women's Leadership Award was created in 2007 by the European Athletics Development Committee to raise awareness of the issues related to women and leadership in athletics.