Israeli Women

Israeli women have been fighting for their rights even before the state of Israel was created. Israel was the third country in the world led by a female prime minister and is one of the only countries with a mandatory military service for women. 'Israeli Women' provides you with answers to all the questions you may have about women in Israel.

Four women among IDF Flight Academy's 182nd graduating class

Thursday's graduation ceremony will mark 40 years since the bombing of the Iraqi nuclear reactor

Int'l Women's Day: Philanthropic Wonder Women

At Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA), our organization is powered by “wonder women.” They are our sisters, mothers, aunts, and bubbes and they are changing the world.

By KIM KOTZIN
07/03/2021

Shadow pandemic: 6 steps to eliminate domestic violence - analysis

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, what steps can be taken to reduce the pain?

Gal Gadot at the Met Gala, May 6, 2019

Twitter explodes over casting of 'white, Israeli' Gal Gadot as Cleopatra

In the process, the Twitterverse got a history lesson, as many learned that the famous queen was Greek.

Jenny Slate to leave ‘Big Mouth’ because her character is half Black

“Big Mouth” is an animated comedy based on Kroll and Goldberg’s upbringing that is full of Jewish humor. It’s so popular that last year Netflix gave it a green light for three future seasons.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
25/06/2020

Chana Cromer: The makings of a fabric artist

Wall hangings are not the most usual form of visual art, although they have a history stretching back many centuries.

By MORDECHAI BECK
27/05/2020
Chef Asmait Merhatsion runs the ‘Kitchen Talks’ program

The Eritrean cooking course teaching Israelis about asylum seekers

Kitchen Talks is a social project that aims to connect different groups in Israeli society.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
07/05/2020
Justine Zwerling on the day of her interview with The Jerusalem Report in Jerusalem’s German Colony

Justine Zwerling: entrepreneurial superwoman

Justine Zwerling empowers companies, women – and the State of Israel.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
19/03/2020

17 Bedouin women graduate Magen David Adom's EMT course

"Ever since I was a young girl I dreamed of volunteering at MDA and saving lives."

11/03/2020
Agunot and former agunot during Yad L’Isha’s  rst annual Eshet Hamidbar (Woman of the Desert) 22-kil

300 Israeli women march for 24 hours in support of agunot

The walk even included a discussion circle with agunot and Ohr Torah Stone’s Yad La’isha staff of rabbinical court advocates, lawyers and social workers, with the purpose of raising funds for Ohr Torah Stone's Yad La'isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center and Hotline.

By HANNAH HEPNER
24/02/2020
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