Skip To Content
Get Our Newsletter
JEWISH. INDEPENDENT. NONPROFIT.

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe
Life

Prime Ribs, Israel Edition — Minding the Gap

With Zahava Gal-On’s recent election to the leadership of the left-wing Meretz party, women are now heading three major political parties in Israel (There’s also Shelly Yachimovich of Labor, and Tzipi Livni of the opposition party, Kadima.)


Minister of Culture Limor Livnat announced the formation of a new incubator to support filmmaking by women in the Haredi sector. The Sisterhood reported on one such film, “The Dreamers,” last year.


Female engineers at Google in Israel recently held one of their “Mind the Gap” conferences encouraging girls to pursue math, science and technology education.


Hapoel Katamon in Jerusalem brings Jewish and Arab girls from both religious and secular backgrounds together to play in a neighborhood soccer league. Watch a video of the girls in action.


The Maccabi health service in Ashdod held a men-only blood drive. “It is uncomfortable for men and women to be lying on cots next to one another,” a Maccabi representative said.

Engage

  • SHARE YOUR FEEDBACK

  • UPCOMING EVENT

Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free under an Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives Creative Commons license as long as you follow our republishing guidelines, which require that you credit Foward and retain our pixel. See our full guidelines for more information.

To republish, copy the HTML, which includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline, and credit to Foward. Have questions? Please email us at help@forward.com.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.