TEL AVIV (JTA) — Two winning Israeli mixed martial arts fighters donned Jewish ritual fringes and kippahs following their victory in a competition in Israel. Elazar Tariku and Almog Shay are both observant Jews who wear traditional Jewish garb in daily life. As each of their victories were announced on Nov. 11, with the referee…
More women are seeking an equal role in Jewish ritual by making and tying tzitzit. A Princeton University student has formed a group to lead the push into this once-male realm.
Jewish groups across the religious spectrum praised Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines on accommodating religious attire in the workplace.
Avigayil Halpern is a teenage observant Jewish feminist. Instead of wearing a shirt with long sleeves and a long skirt, she dons tzitzit — and explains why.