Resplendent: AFOUI’s president Ingeborg Rennert poses with Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

Fierce Critic of Islam Honored at Israel's Open University Gala

The 2014 American Friends of Open University of Israel honored Somali-born activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali at The Pierre with a spectacular buffet.

10 Womance Movies To Watch on Christmas

A lot of buddy movies are all-guy affairs, but there are plenty of great friendship movies about women. Here are 10 to settle in with in Christmas Day.

Why Merav Michaeli Is Upbeat About the Israeli Left

Over brunch in the Upper West Side, Merav Michaeli — the Israeli journalist and women’s rights activist-turned-Knesset member for the Labor Party — discussed the upcoming elections and the future of a democratic Israel.

A 'Third Wheel' With a Twist

Cinema buffs may see similarities between the Susanna Fogel’s ‘womance’ movie ‘Life Partners’ and the 1996 indie ‘Walking and Talking’ — but there is one crucial difference.

Orit Struck's Delusional 'Feminist' Win

Far-right Israeli leader Orit Struck claimed a victory for feminism when her faction spurned a new party that would’ve barred her from running in upcoming elections. Sara Hirschhorn says that is nothing more than a delusion.