Tag Archives: Women Should Be Seen AND Heard

  • Another Victory in the Fight against the Exclusion of Women

    23 September 2014

    A public radio station, which forbade women’s voices on the air, was taken to task by two NIF grantees and the Jerusalem District Court.

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  • An End to Gender Segregation?

    23 May 2013

    May 8th became a day of celebration for proponents of equality in Israel after Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein instructed the government to immediately stop the exclusion and segregation of women in the public sphere.

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  • New Israel Fund Sponsors Programs, Issues Grants as Women’s Issues Heat Up

    12 December 2011

    As part of an international campaign to restore the sight and sound of women to the public sphere in Israel, the New Israel Fund (NIF) and its grantee Yisrael Chofshit (Free Israel) sponsored a rally for women’s rights in downtown Jerusalem yesterday evening.

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  • New Israel Fund asks: “Send us your photo” — Women should be seen AND heard in Jerusalem

    2 December 2011

    Washington, DC. In reaction to the increasing trend of gender segregation and exclusion of women from the public sphere in Jerusalem, this week the New Israel Fund launched a campaign asking Americans to send in photos to post in public places in that city. Recently, an NIF grantee called “Yerushalmim” (Jerusalemites) put up 150 posters of women around the city, after it became evident that advertisers there were no longer using women’s images in order to appease the city’s ultra-Orthodox population.

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