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The Feminists Of Zion: Orthodox And Progressive Women Unite Against Fundamentalism | Posted 08.05.2013 | Religion

On a warm June day in 2011, Nili Philipp was powering her bike down Herzog Boulevard, a major thoroughfare in Beit Shemesh, a sleepy bedroom community...

LOOK: Redeeming Eve: Female Orthodox Jewish Artists Come Out

Sarah Lehat | Posted 02.17.2013 | Religion
Sarah Lehat

Seeping onto the walls of galleries and museums for some time now, the trickle of provocative work by Jewish female artists of the Orthodox persuasion has turned into a flood.

Israeli 'Freedom Riders' Ensure A Woman's Place At Front Of The Bus

Posted 09.12.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin c. 2011 Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) Vera Kreidlin boarded an empty No. 56 bus for the 25-minute ride from a religious ...

Orthodox Basketball Player Allowed To Cover Her Arms

Posted 08.21.2011 | Religion

By Michelle Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) The international basketball federation has decided to permit an Orthodox Jewish basketba...

Feminist Pioneer Challenges Orthodox Jewish Patriarchy

Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion

By Kevin Douglas Grant Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) Tova Hartman opens the door to her apartment with a warm smile, speaking softly and c...