women education

Israel's fertility rate comparable to U.S. 'baby boom,' study finds

Among the population of ultra-Orthodox women, the average fertility rate is somewhere in the area of seven children per family.

PEOPLE OF ISRAEL: Dr. Rivka Neriya-Ben Shahar

ID: Today she teaches college students at the Sapir Academic College near Sderot

Birthright for moms

“This whole movement is about unlocking the power of women,” said the founding director of the project.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
22/08/2018
CYBERGIRLZ IS currently conducting an all-girls marathon in which they’ll feel comfortable
Girl power

By GALIT EDUT
20/06/2018
 Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women
HALACHA MATTERS: An unprecedented time in Jewish history

Today, even the most ultra-Orthodox communities have strong education systems for girls through and often post-high school, recognizing that education may threaten the status quo but it also empowers

By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
09/05/2018
People take part in the Women's March in Chicago, Illinois
IN PICTURES: Women's march draws massive crowds across the U.S.

In coordinated rallies in New York, Washington, Los Angeles and Chicago, hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters took to the streets.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
21/01/2018
The correlation between education and employment is evident among both Jews and Arabs
Well-educated

A clear correlation between education and employment for both Jews and Arabs

By DAFNA SHEMER
18/01/2018
Florence Schechter on YouTube
This Jewish woman is creating the world’s first vagina museum

Now, the museum is “my whole life,” she says. “I am now the vagina lady.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
31/12/2017
Group of students raising hands during a lesson in the classroom.
‘Israelis study for many years, but the quality of education is low’

Findings of study by the Shoresh Institution cite fixation on quantity over quality as reason for low ranking in developed world.

Education Minister Naftali Bennett (left) and Education Ministry director-general Shmuel Abuhav anno
OECD gives Israel mixed report card on education

Despite low primary-grades ranking, the country remains one of the world’s most educated countries.

13/09/2017
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