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Israel Womens Rights

Feminizing Israel

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 01.25.2013 | World
Ashley Rindsberg

Last week, Israel's Academy of the Hebrew Language made an interesting ruling. The academy decided that all titles of official government positions can and should be described with the feminine form of the relevant noun when a given position is held by a woman.

Not Pro Israel Enough?

Jason Boxt | Posted 03.20.2012 | World
Jason Boxt

As a progressive Jew, it never fails to baffle, embarrass, and pain me when women cannot participate as equal members of my faith. Where women face systemic inequality, societal good must surely suffer for it.

Israeli Court Rules Against Gender Segregated Sidewalks

Religion News Service | By Michele Chabin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) Ultra-Orthodox leaders on Tuesday (Sept. 28) removed barriers separating men and women from a...