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Feminists Under Fire for Gang Rape Silence

Five illegal African immigrants charged in cruel gang rape of Jewish woman - but feminist MKs are keeping mum.Gil Ronen, 8/10/2015, 10:13 AM

Dissident Feminists 'Ashamed' of Attacks on 'Pimp' MK

Meanwhile, radicals pressure Likud to take steps against Likud's MK Hazan but forget to chide Arab MK with two wives.Gil Ronen, 6/11/2015, 6:37 PM

NIF-Funded MK Touma-Sliman Heads Knesset Women's Committee

MK Aida Touma-Sliman of the Arab Joint List was appointed chair of the Knesset's Committee for Advancement of Women Wednesday.Gil Ronen, 6/3/2015, 12:28 PM

Al Jazeera Encourages Indecency, but Only by Jewish Women

The Arab network supports immodesty by Jerusalem's Jewish women, yet defends Muslim women's right to modesty in Europe.Gil Ronen, 6/2/2015, 3:22 PM

Will Undecided Women's Vote Be the Election Surprise?

Labor ad targets female voters based solely on the gender factor. Undecided women were a key sector in the two previous elections.Gil Ronen, 3/16/2015, 10:47 AM

Livni: Bibi Says I'm Weak – Because I'm a Woman

Tzipi Livni continues to play the gender card, and to discuss Netanyahu's 'confident and masculine voice'.Gil Ronen, 1/10/2015, 7:58 PM

Knesset Women's Committee Traumatized?

Committee for Women apparently still recovering from embarrassing session in September, blocking video of the session from public eye.Ben Shaul, 1/7/2015, 1:24 PM

Bringing Orthodox Jewish Women to the Leadership Table

Interview: Orthodox Jewish NSA officer explains why women could contribute a lot to Orthodox Jewish leadership.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/2/2015, 11:37 AM

The Changed Status of American Jewish Women

interview with Prof. Rela Mintz Geffen: "There are already several hundred Jewish women teachers holding doctorates in Jewish studies who are university scholars. This also impacts the way Jewish history is taught."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 12/8/2014, 8:11 AM

Female Violence Against Men 'Widespread'

As Israel marks Day for Eliminating Violence Against Women, Knesset notes women can be victimizers, too.Avraham Ben Horin, Hezki Baruch, 11/27/2014, 7:15 PM

Livni Shocks with 'War on Men' Ad

Justice Minister shows she is not averse to militaristic messages, it just depends who the enemy is.Gil Ronen, 6/16/2014, 5:15 PM

Hijacking Feminism to Attack Israel

Feminism is being highjacked by activists at a Women's Study Association Meeting in order, once again, to focus on attacking Israel. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 6/8/2014, 6:39 AM

Are Israeli Women More Leftist than Men?

New Israel Fund's Naomi Chazan cites statistics showing gender correlation in political views, says a political blog.Gil Ronen, 3/6/2014, 4:53 PM

Hareidi MK: IDF Draft is Violence Against Women

Hareidi MK says mandatory draft for women, religious or secular, is a form of ‘serious violence.’Maayana Miskin, 3/4/2014, 10:01 PM

Rabbi Riskin on Women’s Enlistment: It’s a Mitzvah

Rabbi of Efrat weighs in on women’s enlistment controversy, says enlistment opponents are ignoring modern reality.Maayana Miskin, 1/21/2014, 10:47 PM

Yesh Atid No. 2 Attempts Peace with Chief Rabbis

Yesh Atid minister steps in to pacify Chief Rabbis after party head Yair Lapid called to fire them both.Maayana Miskin, 1/14/2014, 6:04 PM

Independence Day 2014: Focus on Women

All torch honorees to be female as committee decides to focus on women’s contribution to the country.Maayana Miskin & Gil Ronen, 12/29/2013, 3:30 PM

Zionist Rabbi: Enlisting Women Dangerous, Immoral

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel says forcing women to enlist in the IDF is immoral. ‘Women should not be subordinate.’Maayana Miskin, 12/26/2013, 11:44 AM

Jewish Home on Balancing Feminism, Jewish Law

Jewish Home seeks to bring women into the world of Jewish leadership. Bennett: Excluding women is foolishness.Maayana Miskin, 12/19/2013, 8:47 AM

Islamists Oppose Women's Rights: 'Freedom Only in Islam'

Hizb ut-Tahrir continues extensive campaign in Judea, Samaria against 'Western values'; 13 year-old speaker condemns women who report abuse.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2013, 5:53 PM

Ancient Ritual Bath near Temple Mount to be Back in Use

An ancient mikve (ritual bath) near the Temple Mount will be renovated and reopened for use by women who wish to ascend the Temple Mount.Sarah Lawent & Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2013, 3:12 PM

Hareidi Woman Set to Make History in Elad

Hareidi ‘Mothers’ Party’ may become make history with female representatives in hareidi city.Maayana Miskin, 10/16/2013, 3:44 AM

MK Slams Women of the Wall: ‘Fake Judaism’

MK Menachem Moses against ‘provocation’ of women’s prayer group using men’s prayer.Maayana Miskin, 5/1/2013, 8:52 AM

US Business Conference for Observant Women

In May, a new conference will help observant Jewish women grow their income in new, more sophisticated ways.Hana Levi Julian, 4/11/2013, 10:14 AM

MK Struk: Do Politics Trump Human Rights?

MK Struk hopes left-wing MKs will join her in extending women’s rights to Judea and Samaria., 4/9/2013, 5:33 PM

Women Burn ‘Flag of Islam’ in Paris

Arab women burn ‘flag of Islam’ in France to protest against gender oppression in the Muslim world. Maayana Miskin, 4/5/2013, 11:58 AM

Bar Ilan's 'Sexual Harassment of Arabs' Brochure – Removed

Arutz Sheva exposed brochure which presented UN claims that Jews molest Arab women in Judea, SamariaGil Ronen, 3/9/2013, 10:13 PM

'Politically Incorrect' PM Won't Attend Women's Issues Plenum

In perhaps a “politically incorrect” move, Prime Minister Netanyahu said he would not attend International Women's Day Knesset session.David Lev, 3/5/2013, 5:31 AM

MK Michaeli Blasts 'White Men's Coalition'

Analysis: in comparing "male dominance" in Israel to Nazi horror, Michaeli is simply toeing an old, if extremist, "feminist" line.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2013, 9:12 PM

IDF Seeks Religious Jewish Female Soldiers

IDF higher-ups discuss ways to boost enlistment among religious Jewish women. Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2013, 3:46 PM

'Chauvinism' Campaign Fails to Dent Bayit Yehudi

Anger in religious-Zionist leadership at Likud attempts to portray Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan as anti-women.Gil Ronen, 1/13/2013, 11:37 AM

New Labor Candidate Opposes Double Beds

Journalist Merav Michaeli, known for exposing herself indecently on television, wants to be an MK.Gil Ronen, 10/30/2012, 1:01 PM

Conservatives Deride, Spoof Obama 'R-Rated' Ad

Dems resort to vulgarity, compare vote for Obama with losing virginity. Conservatives fire back.Gil Ronen, 10/27/2012, 8:45 PM

Bane of Militant Feminists, MK Yulia Berkovich, Leaving Kadima

Yulia Shamalov-Berkovich leaving Kadima, will announce Sunday where she is headed.Arutz Sheva, 10/25/2012, 5:54 PM

Women's Groups See Sexism in Oil Rig Names

Leftist feminist groups offended by "hidden chauvinistic messages" in naming sites 'Sarah' and 'Mira'.Gil Ronen, 9/23/2012, 5:13 PM

Gov't Says Removing Women from Outdoor Ads Violates their Honor

Advertisements featuring pictures of women must be allowed in all parts of Jerusalem, state prosecutors have announced.Chana Ya'ar, 2/29/2012, 2:28 PM

Israeli Experts to Train South Sudanese on Gender-Based Violence

Israeli experts to fly South Sudan this week to train social workers on how to deal with gender-based violence aimed at girls and women.Chana Ya'ar, 2/29/2012, 12:42 PM

Police Preparing for Trouble in Beit Shemesh Rally

Police are ready for more trouble in Beit Shemesh, as thousands are set to gather for a major anti-Hareidi rally.David Lev, 12/27/2011, 9:17 AM

Thousands of Egyptian Women Protest Brutality

Some 10,000 women marched Tuesday chanting "Egyptian women are the red line," protesting military brutality against female protesters.Chana Ya'ar, 12/21/2011, 11:19 AM

Saudi King to Grant Women Right to Vote

Women are making progress in Saudi Arabia – in a brief speech Sunday, King Abdullah announced they will be granted the right to vote.Chana Ya'ar, 9/25/2011, 6:11 PM

Hillary Clinton Condemns Mideast and African Sexual Violence

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has issued a strong statement against sexual violence in the Arab Middle East and North Africa. Chana Ya'ar, 6/19/2011, 3:01 PM

Saudi Women's Revolution in the Driver's Seat

Dozens of Saudi Arabian women moved into the driver's seat and took the wheel Friday in defiance of the law against women driving.Chana Ya'ar, 6/19/2011, 12:02 PM

Religious Businesswomen Told:"Yes, You Can".

200 women attended the 2nd Kishor Conference for religious female entrepreneurs in Jerusalem, for inspiration and business skills advice. Gil Ronen, 6/15/2011, 3:14 PM

Saudi Men Plan to Beat Female Drivers

As Saudi women fight for the right to drive, some men are preparing to beat them until they stop. Showdown on June 17. Maayana Miskin, 5/27/2011, 12:16 PM

Saudi Women's Revolution Begins

Women in Saudi Arabia have begun their own revolution -- a struggle for the right to vote and against subjective grading at university.Chana Ya'ar, 5/5/2011, 5:24 PM

First Bedouin Woman PhD is 'Insider-Outsider' in 3 Cultures

The first Bedouin woman to hold a doctorate, Prof. Sarab Abu Rabia-Queder, describes herself as an “insider/outsider in three cultures.”Hana Levi Julian, MSW, 3/9/2011, 1:19 PM

Tunisian Women's Rights in Jeopardy?

The decades-old luxury of women's rights in Tunisia, a unique phenomenon in the Arab world, may be in jeopardy.Chana Ya'ar, 2/23/2011, 11:14 PM

Iran, Saudi Arabia Hope to Lead UN Women's Agency

Hard-line Islamist nations Iran and Saudi Arabia are hoping to join the board of U.N. Women -- the United Nations' new women's agency.Chana Ya'ar, 11/10/2010, 4:54 PM

New Rules for Gaza Women: No Smoking

Hamas regime in Gaza continues to make women's lives unbearable via Sharia law, this time by barring women from smoking hookahs in public places.Maayana Miskin, 7/18/2010, 10:17 PM

Egyptian Women Losing Ground, Take Refuge in Tradition

Egyptian women are losing ground in employment and other socioeconomic areas, and in response are simply returning to more traditional roles. Hana Levi Julian, 7/14/2010, 7:01 PM

Gaza Men Beat Women; UN Blames Israel

Domestic violence is up in Gaza, Muslim activists blame Israel. The UN follows suit.Maayana Miskin, 3/19/2010, 6:44 AM

2009: Women More Educated, Live Longer

Women in Israel are more educated than men, work less, and live longer. Average Israeli woman has 3 children, compared to 1.6 among European women.Maayana Miskin, 3/4/2010, 7:37 PM