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 An old-school relaunch of the cult 1970s bicycle in central England

Meet the leaders of women's suffrage while biking around the world

New book, 'Spin,' tells the fictional story of Annie Londonerry, a Bostoner living in 1894, who decides to cycle around the world to escape the drudgery of marriage and motherhood.

Mourners visit a makeshift memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue

The world can't handle Jews defending themselves

In Pittsburgh, the Jewish community was helpless to defend itself. But the Israeli army was able to inflict great damage on Israel’s attackers.

By Rabbi Jay Rosenbaum
A female Saudi police officer stands guard as pilgrims perform Tawaf during Hajj/Mecca, Saudi Arabia

For the first time, Saudi women stand guard in Mecca during Hajj

"This is a huge accomplishment for us and it is the biggest pride to be in the service of religion, the country, and the guests of God".

SOMALI-BORN Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former Dutch parliamentarian, at the European Parliament in Brussels,

Middle East sexual violence brought to West's attention in new book

Hirsi Ali weaves bits of her personal story into Prey, but the book is not about her. It hypothesizes that the wave of refugees entering Europe brought about a spike in sexual assault.

Jerusalem SlutWalk

SlutWalk name change shows gov’t failure to protect women from violence

SlutWalk, a yearly demonstration against violence against women, returns with new name


Rethinking what Judaism demands from women

"The next vital step in the movement for Orthodox feminism must focus on the healing that Orthodox women desperately need."


Balcony death spotlights social pressure for single Egyptian women

A 35-year-old fell to her death from a balcony in Cairo last month after neighbors confronted her over suspected pre-marital relations, prompting an outpouring of anguish from single Egytpian women.

Orit Fuchs

Meet Orit Fuchs, a storyteller with a deep, pure appetite for art

Fuchs places the female image at the center of her work


First woman appointed as artillery fire commander for Givati Brigade

In her new role, Hamra will be responsible for providing artillery support for the Givati infantry Brigade when it maneuvers in enemy territory in future conflicts.

Feminists worldwide mourn Egyptian trailblazer Nawal El Saadawi

The author of more than 50 books, she smashed taboos from sexuality and prostitution to female genital mutilation (FGM) - a practice she suffered as a child.

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