As the two young women knelt by the bloodied victim on the street, one of them kept yelling: “Please answer me, say something!”
The new documentary ‘93Queen’ shows how much feminism is needed in Orthodox Boro Park.
“93Queen,” Paula Eiselt’s debut, documents Freier’s attempt to create an all-female version of Hatzalah with only strictly observant Orthodox members.
Police have ruled the death an accident.
How Ruchie Freier overcame obstacles and worked within the Hasidic community to rise to a position of leadership and authority.
A member of a Jewish volunteer emergency service was stabbed in the neck in Brooklyn.
Billionaire Stewart Rahr arranged for the donation of 50 ambucycles to Israel’s United Hatzalah, a volunteer emergency medical service.
Female paramedics were blocked from joining Hatzalah in Brooklyn. Determined to provide alternatives for Jewish women, they decided to found their own volunteer service.
It is an international problem, only accentuated here by Israeli curiosity — or what in America is called nosiness. Whenever there is a road accident, traffic slows as people peer to see what’s going on. Everyone knows deep down that it’s unhelpful, but everyone just wants to know what is happening. And nobody has found a way to reprogram people not to look… until now.
A group of female paramedics want to join the Hatzalah Jewish ambulance service. They insist they are not feminists, and only want to defend traditional modesty rules.