2021 stats of murders of women in Israel

January 9, 2022 by  
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The Israel Observatory on Femicide (IOF) has released their year-end report on femicide, the murder of women. Read more

IDF to open new unit for religious female soldiers

January 4, 2022 by  
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The Israel Defence Forces plan to launch a new company for women soldiers only, in order to cater to female religious women who wish to serve, Kan reported on Sunday. Read more

PM Bennett asks MK Kariv to cancel Kotel visit Friday for fear of violence

November 5, 2021 by  
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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has personally asked Labor MK Gilad Kariv not to attend the special services being held Friday at the Kotel, Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem by the Women of the Wall organization for fear that there could be a violent confrontation. Read more

Minister of Religious Affairs meets with women Torah scholars including women rabbis

August 31, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs, Matan Kahana and MK Nir Orbach met over the weekend with the directors and heads of halachic (Jewish law) programs for women. Read more

Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

June 21, 2021 by  
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Two Australian academics are members of the team which produced a new edition of the Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women. Read more

Is it permitted for women to wear tallit and tefillin?

April 6, 2021 by  
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Ask the rabbi. Read more

Female politicians agree much work remains in gender equality fight

October 19, 2020 by  
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Australian federal Labor shadow minister for education and training Tanya Plibersek agreed with former Meretz chairwoman Zehava Galon that despite both Israel and Australia having had female prime ministers the political glass ceiling remains firmly in place in both countries. Read more

Wonder Women of Israel

June 19, 2018 by  
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Jewish Interactive (Ji) is an Educational Technology non-profit committed to providing quality, accessible and affordable content that inspires Jewish children to connect to their Jewish identity, wherever they are. Read more

Women at a funeral? Ask the rabbi

June 15, 2015 by  
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Is it true that women should not go to a funeral?   Why not ask the rabbi? Read more