Tamar Rotem


Haim Hears a Who as Dr. Seuss Musical Comes to Israel

By Tamar Rotem

Haim Hears a Who as Dr. Seuss Musical Comes to Israel
The beloved characters of iconic children’s book author Dr. Seuss are coming to the Israeli stage for the first time. But with a Haredi director, there’s an Orthodox twist.Read More


Pillow Talk at the Israel Museum

By Tamar Rotem

Crossposted from Haaretz Read More


Hasidic Woman Channels Rosa Parks

By Tamar Rotem

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Art Mimics Social Networking

By Tamar Rotem

Crossposted from Haaretz Read More


Law School Is Brave New World for Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Women

By Tamar Rotem

The heat in the classroom was stifling. The students, all of them women, leaned over their notebooks like diligent sewing machine operators in a garment factory and penned rivers of words. The lecturers spoke quickly, with no interruptions and no questions. At the end of the lesson, one woman raced to the window, where she fanned herselfRead More



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