IKEA 'Deletes' Women from Saudi Catalogue

Swedish home and furniture retailer Ikea has been criticized for deleting images of women from the Saudi version of its catalogue. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/2/2012, 5:33 PM

Iran Bans Women Due to 'Manly Nature' of Studies

Thirty-six universities in Iran have banned women from 77 fields of study.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/22/2012, 5:19 PM

NY's Orthodox Jewish Senate Candidate Vows to Drop the 'Pink'

The 22-year-old orthodox Jewish woman running for office in the New York State Senate said that she is planning to "leave the pink at home" Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/2/2012, 5:08 PM

Orthodox Jewish Woman Runs for NY State Senate

For the first time, an Orthodox Jewish woman is running for office in the New York State Senate.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/25/2012, 12:14 AM

'Women Have a Unique Part in the Zionist Enterprise'

Arutz Sheva visits the annual gathering of the Zionist General Council, attended by many women who have contributed to society.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/29/2012, 7:12 AM

Egyptian 'Veiled Women Only' Television Stirs Controversy

An Egyptian TV channel, managed exclusively by veiled women, has stirred controversy and revived debate over individual freedom.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/23/2012, 1:39 PM

Iran Cracks Down on Women Wearing 'Vulgar,' 'Illegal' Clothes

Iran is conducting a new crackdown on women wearing the headscarves improperly or who are dressed in a “vulgar” fashion.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/29/2012, 8:17 PM

Newsweek Names Tzipi Livni One of World’s 150 ‘Fearless’ Women

Newsweek’s third annual list of 150 “fearless women” who “shake the world” includes Opposition leader Tzipi Livni.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/6/2012, 2:32 PM

Hareidi Women Chefs Break Gefilte Fish Stigma

Suppression of women? Hareidi women’s convention breaks the myth and also the stigma that there is nothing to eat except gefilte fish.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/21/2012, 2:40 PM

Denied Inclusion in Hatzalah, Orthodox Women Take Initiative

Orthodox women establish 'Ezrat Nashim,' aimed at providing volunteer medical emergency services to female Jewish community.Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/16/2012, 3:16 PM

Rabbi Melamed: It Is a Great Mitzvah to Serve in IDF

It is a great mitzvah to serve in the IDF but also a mitzvah to refuse orders contradicting Jewish law, says Rabbi Eliezer Melamed. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/18/2012, 7:10 PM

Former Shas Leader Deri: Beat Up Anyone Who Spits at Women

Former Shas religious party leader Aryeh Deri says he would beat up anyone who spits on women. Suppression of women? Read the Bible.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/25/2011, 2:36 PM

Police Vow 'Zero Tolerance' on Discrimination Against Women

Israel Police Commissioner Yochanan Danino vows a "zero tolerance" policy on discrimination against women in public venues.Chana Ya'ar, 12/19/2011, 9:17 PM

Chief Rabbi Metzger: No Right to Force Separate Seating

Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger says that no one can force involuntary separate seating for men and women on public buses. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/18/2011, 11:43 AM

MKs Tell Clinton to ‘Mind your Own Business’

Clinton switched from foreign to domestic issues to put down Israel, and MKs suggest the Secretary of State mind her own business. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/4/2011, 12:12 PM

Judean Women Look Through the Crosshairs

As the Arabs in Judea and Samaria threaten to storm communities, the women at Pnei Kedem in Gush Etzion are learning to shoot.Gil Ronen, 9/22/2011, 4:48 PM

Three Israeli Girls Accused in Rock Attacks on Arab Motorists

Three young Israeli women are being held on suspicion of attacking Arab motorists near the Tapuach junction in Samaria Tuesday.Chana Ya'ar, 9/21/2011, 1:02 PM

Soldier Sues: IDF Can’t Force Culture

Soldier expelled over concert row brings case to the Supreme Court. Controversial concert part of issue of national importance, he says.Maayana Miskin, 9/13/2011, 9:42 AM

Women in Combat

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A First-Time Women's Shelter Grows in Gaza

For the first time ever, a battered women's shelter has opened its doors in Gaza, protected by Hamas police officers. Adults and minors are Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 7/21/2011, 1:21 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

Jihadi Cosmo To Give Beauty Tips, Bombing Advice

In an effort to spread radicalism amongst western Muslim women, Al-Qaeda launches its own western style beauty magazine.Gabe Kahn., 3/16/2011, 7:54 PM

Finance Ministry Creates Committee on Female Retirement Age

Finance Minister approves public committee to examine raising Israel's retirement age for women from 62 to 64. Gabe Kahn., 3/9/2011, 7:53 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

Chabad Gathering Shatters Stereotypes of Chassidic Women

Some 2,000 Chassidic women are meeting this weekend in New York to shatter stereotypes about their roles as Jewish women. Hana Levi Julian, 1/28/2011, 12:44 AM

Israel to Join UN Women's Group

The Cabinet is expected this Sunday to approve Israel's acceptance of membership in the United Nations Women's Equality and Empowerment group.Chana Ya'ar, 1/13/2011, 2:46 PM

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 itYoni Kempinski, 11/18/2010, 12:45 AM

Bone Marrow Registry Founder Heads List of Influential Women

Religious magazine lists 20 most influential women in national-religious sector. Similar list of males is in process of being compiled.Hillel Fendel, 8/4/2010, 5:32 PM

'Women Power' for the Sake of the Land of Israel

Nationalist female activists from throughout Israel gathered to found a new organization: NILI – Nationalist Jewish WomenYoni Kempinski, 3/3/2010, 12:11 PM

Saudi Courts Open Doors to Women Lawyers

Female lawyers allowed into Saudi courts. Reformer: the way to democratize Muslim society is to empower Saudi women.Maayana Miskin, 2/22/2010, 4:54 PM

Canadian Girl ‘At Home’ as IDF Combat Soldier

Her 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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/10/2010, 11:03 PM

Gaza Women Face Increased Violence Since Hamas Takeover

A new study has found that Gaza women have suffered increased violence since Hamas seized control of the region in 2007.Hana Levi Julian, 1/3/2010, 12:56 PM

First-Ever Conference on Arab’s Anti-Jewish Sexual Harassment

A panel of experts discussed Likud headquarters a spreading hate crime: Arab harass Jewish Israeli women as a nationalistic “statement.”IsraelNN Staff, 11/23/2009, 11:41 AM

IDF Cracking Down on Exemption for Girls

A new bill aims to crack down on young women obtaining exemptions from IDF service with declarations of religious observance.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 11/22/2009, 10:33 PM

Limor Livnat: Only Women Can Do 10 Things at Once

Likud 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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/27/2009, 6:49 PM

Anti-Harassment Forum: Get Women Out of the Army

Rebbetzin Yehudit Shilat of the anti-sexual harassment forum Takana believes that no woman should be forced to enlist in the army.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2009, 12:08 PM

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.Gil Ronen, 7/7/2009, 9:26 PM

PA Woman Convicted of Treason

A 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.Hana Levi Julian, 6/15/2009, 4:47 PM