By Shari Eshet
The Consequences of Israel’s Closed-Door Politics For Women
Last month, the Religious Courts Appointments committee met all day and into the night behind closed doors to determine who will be a dayan, a religious court judge in Israel. The good news for women is that 22 new dayanim will unlock the religious courts where the high number of judicial vacancies kept women from…
More Inequality in Israel
As I returned home this weekend after spending three days representing the National Council of Jewish Women at the Israeli Presidential Conference last week in Jerusalem, I reflected on the fact that the very fundamental issue of inequality in Israel was not addressed in any meaningful way. In fact, women who were asked to speak…
Bob Dylan and Strollers For Israeli Democracy
Some say it’s because Bob Dylan and Paul Simon performed in Israel this summer. Others say it all started with the Facebook message urging Israelis to stop buying cottage cheese — a daily staple in the Israeli diet that has become outrageously expensive. I prefer to see it as the culmination of many decades of…
Henry Kissinger: ‘If it were not for the accident of my birth, I would be antisemitic.’
Julianna Margulies is not your average ‘Karen’
Hamas is not as popular in Gaza as it seems. But Israel’s tactics will ensure their survival
Israeli women were raped and widowed by Hamas. Now the world ignores and mocks their suffering
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