A $1.3M Israeli ad campaign says only the Orthodox know how to do Shabbat the right way. What message does that send to secular Jews?
The ‘No Gender’ holiday campaign might seem frivolous to some. But Allison Kaplan Sommer argues that in the Middle East, where extreme stereotyping is everywhere, every bit helps.
The backlash against ultra-Orthodox women who are daring to demand a public voice in government didn’t come as a big surprise, but it did come swiftly and harshly.
Teenage girls dance in the dark using ultraviolet lighting at a Bnei Akiva festival. It’s funky but some ask why we should accommodate those who object to girls dancing in front of men.
A campaign called ‘No Female Candidate, No Female Vote’ is attempting to pressure ultra-Orthodox political parties to put women on their tickets.
In an effort to piggyback on the focus on the Islamic State, anti-Israel activists are adopting the hashtag #JSIL to aim at perceived ills of the Jewish state.
After an anti-assimilation group urged the public to disrupt a Muslim-Jewish wedding, Israel’s president condemned the incitement. But the prime minister stayed silent.
A new Israeli app crowd-sources reviews of rabbis from couples. Like the traffic-busting Waze, it can help them avoid big problems on the road to marriage.
Shmuley Boteach’s failed detour into politics is apparently over and he is back to telling women how to feel. Allison Kaplan Sommer warns him to keep his ‘Kosher Sex’ schtick to himself.
You might think someone would come to the aid of a young Israeli woman when a grown man set upon her for not dressing ‘modestly’ enough.’ Think again — it’s Beit Shemesh.