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RABBI ABRAHAM JOSHUA HESCHEL presents a Judaism and World Peace award to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

'I have a dream': Jews and African Americans celebrate freedom together

"It was Dr. King who took the Hebrew Bible and made it a modern liberation manifesto, thereby demonstrating to the Jewish community, the contemporary power of Jewish prophecy and values."

By HADASSAH BRENNER
24/03/2021

Turkey withdrawal from violence-on-women pact 'disappointing,' Biden says

“Turkey’s sudden and unwarranted withdrawal from the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence... is deeply disappointing."

Fighting domestic violence through technology and innovation

"We must share our knowledge and tools to prevent even one more woman from being a victim of abuse. Alone, we’re strong. But together, we’re stronger,” said Gal Gadot at the Wednesday event.

By HADASSAH BRENNER
18/03/2021
LGBTQ flag

US banks banned from discriminating against LGBT+ people

Discrimination against LGBT+ applicants is illegal, the government's Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said.

By REUTERS
16/03/2021

Israel Elections: Voters must take stock of LGBTQ-phobia in parties

There can be no compromise: Equality for all, regardless of sexual orientation.

14/03/2021
Gay Pride march

Equality must be upheld by the Israeli court - opinion

The state’s current policy allows adoption by same-sex couples but raises a number of hurdles that cause substantial delays and awkward transition periods.

LGBT+ Americans inch closer to 'freedom' as House passes Equality Act

US House of Representatives passes landmark bill by 224 to 206.

By REUTERS
25/02/2021

Can a new Basic Law give Israel guaranteed basic right to equality?

Did you know? Israel has no law guaranteeing the basic right to equality.

09/02/2021

IDF urged to allow chametz on army bases during Passover

The letter to the Chief of Staff asks to ensure the supply of kosher food for Passover does not justify a ban on the holding of chametz by secular or non-Jews.

29/01/2021

Should gender equality in gov’t parties be required by law?

IDI representatives call for policy allowing extra funding for parties making efforts to uphold gender equality

06/01/2021
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