Tag Archives: women

  • Taking Our Place: Faye Moskowitz

    8 October 2013
  • To At Least Reach the Glass Ceiling

    7 August 2013

    One Mizrachi activist is making a major difference in the lives of women, the Mizrachi community, and for social justice.

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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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  • Women of the Wall Legal Victory

    25 April 2013

    A precedent-setting ruling, decided in reaction to the continual arrests and harassment of NIF grantee Women of the Wall, held that the Orthodox authorities do not have a monopoly on determining how Jews pray at the Kotel. The decision is a major victory in the ongoing struggle for women’s rights at Judaism’s holiest site.

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  • Keep Calm and Pray On

    14 March 2013

    Keep Calm and Pray On — that was the motto this week as NIF grantee Women of the Wall ushered in the Hebrew month of Nissan at the Western Wall with hundreds of supporters.

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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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