Finance Ministry Creates Committee on Female Retirement AgeFinance Minister approves public committee to examine raising Israel's retirement age for women from 62 to 64.
First Bedouin Woman PhD is 'Insider-Outsider' in 3 CulturesThe first Bedouin woman to hold a doctorate, Prof. Sarab Abu Rabia-Queder, describes herself as an “insider/outsider in three cultures.”
Chabad Gathering Shatters Stereotypes of Chassidic WomenSome 2,000 Chassidic women are meeting this weekend in New York to shatter stereotypes about their roles as Jewish women.
Israel to Join UN Women's GroupThe Cabinet is expected this Sunday to approve Israel's acceptance of membership in the United Nations Women's Equality and Empowerment group.
Do Soldiers' Mothers Call the Shots in the IDF?Among many topics, the "Women and Security" conference dealt with the influence mothers have on the IDF and the way Israel's enemies preceive it
Bone Marrow Registry Founder Heads List of Influential WomenReligious magazine lists 20 most influential women in national-religious sector. Similar list of males is in process of being compiled.
'Women Power' for the Sake of the Land of IsraelNationalist female activists from throughout Israel gathered to found a new organization: NILI – Nationalist Jewish Women
Saudi Courts Open Doors to Women LawyersFemale lawyers allowed into Saudi courts. Reformer: the way to democratize Muslim society is to empower Saudi women.
Canadian Girl ‘At Home’ as IDF Combat SoldierHer mother is a Jamaican Jew, her father is an Israeli living in Canada and she is an IDF combat soldier. Welcome home, Pvt. Estelle Tabenkin.
Gaza Women Face Increased Violence Since Hamas TakeoverA new study has found that Gaza women have suffered increased violence since Hamas seized control of the region in 2007.
First-Ever Conference on Arab’s Anti-Jewish Sexual HarassmentA panel of experts discussed Likud headquarters a spreading hate crime: Arab harass Jewish Israeli women as a nationalistic “statement.”
IDF Cracking Down on Exemption for GirlsA new bill aims to crack down on young women obtaining exemptions from IDF service with declarations of religious observance.
Limor Livnat: Only Women Can Do 10 Things at OnceLikud Minister Limor Livnat said women were a rarity when she entered politics. “Now it’s a woman’s world,” she stated on Woman’s Day.
Anti-Harassment Forum: Get Women Out of the ArmyRebbetzin Yehudit Shilat of the anti-sexual harassment forum Takana believes that no woman should be forced to enlist in the army.
IDF Couple Makes History - 'Generally Speaking'Appointment of Gila Kalifi-Amir, wife of PM’s Military Secretary, as Chief of Staff’s Advisor on Women, makes them IDF’s most senior couple ever.
PA Woman Convicted of TreasonA woman has for the first time been convicted of treason by a court in the Palestinian Authority. She was sentenced to 20 years in prison.