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Int'l Women's Day: Still fighting gender bias in Israel

Gender equality neither begins nor ends in the Knesset, despite the fact that Israel is a country in which everything is political.

Female combat soldiers to cross enemy lines, face Hezbollah in IDF first

Ten female soldiers from the IDF's field intelligence corps will make up a drone operating team within the previously all-male field intelligence battalion.

31/10/2020
Israeli female soldiers walk in front of a tank at the end of their tank instructors course

Female tank commanders petition Supreme Court to serve in Armored Corps

The petition by the two women is the second one to be filed against the decision to bar women from serving in tanks.

IAF cadets of course 179.

History in the making: Female cadet from Ivory Coast to graduate elite Air Force course

Lt. T's father moved to Israel 20 years ago from the West African nation.

IDF officer Efrat Kikov Levi will be the first female artillery corps battalion commander.

IDF promotes first female officer to artillery corps battalion commander

This is not Major Efrat Kikov Levi's first time making IDF history; she was the first woman to be deputy battalion commander in Eged (artillery brigade) 282 and operations division 215 commander.

Shlomo Artzi

Health charity concert canceled after refusing to include female artists

Rabbi Avraham Elimelech Firer, head of Ezra LeMarpe NGO, requested that women not sing at a benefit concert for his charity due to the religious prohibition on men listening to women sing.

Female infantry soldiers of the Caracal Battalion carry a comrade on a stretcher

Female recruits petition Supreme Court to let them serve in Armored Corps

Or Abramson and Maayan Halberstadt claim military is violating their rights by not allowing them to serve in tanks.

Grandfather to IDF: Make prayer for soldiers' welfare for females, too

Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel David Lau told the grandfather that his request would be evaluated by the Chief Rabbinate.

A female Israeli soldier takes part in a training session in Krav Maga at a military base

What it's like to be an Israeli female combat soldier? - Photographer's Notebook

I was curious to see what the women actually did during their service, how happy they were with their choices, what motivated them, etc.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
29/05/2019
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