News and updates about women

Canada:

Event that canceled Jewish speaker is canceled

Ontario women’s event that canceled Jewish speaker over IDF service is itself canceled.

Event that canceled Jewish speaker is canceled

Due to anti-Israel sentiment:

Israeli cyclist removed as key speaker

Trailblazing Canadian cyclist removed from Ottawa International Women’s Day event over past IDF service.

Israeli cyclist removed as key speaker

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner:

'The world ignores what happened on October 7'

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, founder of Shurat HaDin: The world has to wake up and the only way to wake up the world is to bring the terrorists to justice, both internally but also outside.

'The world ignores what happened on October 7'

Israeli actress Adi Arad:

'Where the hell are you, world? Wake up!!'

In a conversation with Arutz Sheva - Israel National News Actress Adi Arad expressed her disappointment with the silence of Jewish actresses, 'Where is Natalie Portman? I'm calling you, where are you? Where is Julia Garner, the star of Netflix?'

'Where the hell are you, world? Wake up!!'

BBC's main headline:

'Hamas raped and mutilated women on October 7'

Leading British news outlet highlights testimonies of survivors, experts from the field, who tell the horrors of Hamas' assault on women.

'Hamas raped and mutilated women on October 7'

In the merit of the righteous women

We, the people, and particularly the women cannot sit by hoping that our leaders will take care of business without us..

In the merit of the righteous women

'This is harassment':

Woman rips off her shirt during Bnei Brak protest

Woman protesting against 'erasure of women' in Bnei Brak removes her shirt in front of a crowd of haredim.

Woman rips off her shirt during Bnei Brak protest

Bus driver orders women to sit in the back of the bus

A group of women were ordered to sit in the back of the bus by a driver who felt their clothes were immodest.

Bus driver orders women to sit in the back of the bus

'Right-wing government does not have to accept terror'

MK Limor Son Har-Melech responds to uproar, promises to support 'every woman as she believes.'

'Right-wing government does not have to accept terror'

Watch: Anti-woke commercial goes viral - 'We're fighting back'

One company is standing up to 'pervasive woke ideology' - and winning the battle.

Watch: Anti-woke commercial goes viral - 'We're fighting back'

Religious Supreme Court Justice receives women's rights award

Religious Supreme Court Justice Ruchie Freier and Ezras Nashim were honored last week with the '2023 Women of Distinction Award.'

Religious Supreme Court Justice receives women's rights award

For Women:

How Women are Mastering Hilchos Shabbos Around the World

How women worldwide are learning practical answers to the many questions of keeping Shabbos.

How Women are Mastering Hilchos Shabbos Around the World

Bnei Brak pharmacy covers pictures of women on products

The pharmacy claims that the move was made after discussions with the city's rabbi and representatives of those opposed to the move.

Bnei Brak pharmacy covers pictures of women on products

Mother suspected of killing child in murder-suicide

Woman's husband finds wife and toddler lifeless in family's Haifa home.

Mother suspected of killing child in murder-suicide

New ministry:

May Golan appointed Minister for Advancement of Women

Knesset approves decision to establish the Ministry for the Advancement of the Status of Women.

May Golan appointed Minister for Advancement of Women

Watch:

Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Women Emissaries

Join 4,000 Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchos and guests from across the globe as they renew, recharge and reinvigorate each other at

Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Women Emissaries

Op-ed:

Why the gender-obssessed West abandoned Afghan and Iranian women

In the insane West, the word “woman” no longer has a meaning, and you can get in trouble for using the word - so why save them? Op-ed.

Why the gender-obssessed West abandoned Afghan and Iranian women

Women's rights advocate:

Sexual assault on 10-year-old was nationalist terror attack

'This isn't just another shocking rape, it's nationalistically motivated terrorism,' Council of Women's Organizations chair says.

Sexual assault on 10-year-old was nationalist terror attack

Woman suspected of setting fire to ex-husband's apartment

Woman, 46, is arrested on suspicion of setting ex-husband's apartment on fire.

Woman suspected of setting fire to ex-husband's apartment

History at Bar-Ilan U:

Nearly 50% of all faculty deans are now women

Female faculty members comprise 50% of the Senate governing body; three new female deans take the reins as the 2022-23 academic year begins.

Nearly 50% of all faculty deans are now women

Women's cycling champion: 'I will race for all Afghan women'

Afghan cycling champion Fariba Hashimi set to sign with Israel cycling team, could become 1st Afghan to start the Tour de France Femmes.

Women's cycling champion: 'I will race for all Afghan women'

Watch: Saudi officials beat women at orphanage

The video, showing officials beating and whipping women at an orphanage, has sparked wide-spread condemnation on social media.

Watch: Saudi officials beat women at orphanage

New Program

How Women Master Hilchos Bein Adam L’Chaveiro in Online Program

Online Program Based on HaGaon Rabbi Berkovits’s Renowned Curriculum

How Women Master Hilchos Bein Adam L’Chaveiro in Online Program

Committee investigating femicide receives expanded powers

Government approves expansion of femicide committee to investigate the murder of women by family members other than their spouses.

Committee investigating femicide receives expanded powers

IDF rescues Jewish woman from Arab village

Lehava organization receives multiple requests from woman trapped in Arab village, advises her to request IDF rescue her.

IDF rescues Jewish woman from Arab village

Mother, drunk, arrested on suspicion of child abuse

Police discover bruised child in rolled-up blanket, arrest mother.

Mother, drunk, arrested on suspicion of child abuse

A post-Roe world will be better for all, especially women

Women need resources and social and financial support, which pro-abortion radicals have tried to eliminate through domestic terrorism.Op-ed

A post-Roe world will be better for all, especially women

Religious Affairs Min. to recognize female halakhic authorities

'The time has come for the State of Israel to celebrate this reality,' Dep. Min. Kahana says.

Religious Affairs Min. to recognize female halakhic authorities

New study issues a warning to women over 50

Women over 50 who snore face an elevated risk of sleep apnea, about 15% of older women are at significant risk of developing sleep apnea.

New study issues a warning to women over 50

Women and copy-cat feminism

This is the best-educated generation of women in human and Jewish history and that speaks for itself..

Women and copy-cat feminism

Over half of working women are burnt out, study shows

New study of 5,000 women finds work-life balance nearly nonexistent, majority of women more stressed than they were one year ago.

Over half of working women are burnt out, study shows

Court cancels child support due to parental alienation

'The father is nothing more than a source of money in the eyes of the mother and children,' Tel Aviv judge notes.

Court cancels child support due to parental alienation

First-of-its-kind report reveals low rate of women in hi-tech

Less than 1/3 of hi-tech university students are women, only 9.4% of startups were established by female entrepreneurs, report shows.

First-of-its-kind report reveals low rate of women in hi-tech

Why Antelope Wedge Sandals are the Ultimate Women's Dress Shoes

Finding the right dress shoes for women isn’t easy. You want stylish shoes that don’t compromise on comfort.

Why Antelope Wedge Sandals are the Ultimate Women's Dress Shoes

Mother who caused infant severe brain damage gets light sentence

Woman who injected infant with insulin, causing severe and irreversible brain damage, receives nine months of community service, 1k fine.

Mother who caused infant severe brain damage gets light sentence

Do silicone implants harm the nervous system?

Study compared 93 women with silicone implants to 36 women without, finds difference in levels and functioning of autoantibodies.

Do silicone implants harm the nervous system?

Daycare abuse:

Children were hit in their sleep, forced to eat off the floor

Abuse by daycare director and her daughter included beating a sleeping infant, forcing children to eat off the floor 'like animals.'

Children were hit in their sleep, forced to eat off the floor

Unprecedented times...in the merit of righteous women

The devastation of the past two years is a call to take stock.Everyone on the planet is trying to make sense of the drama that unfolded.

Unprecedented times...in the merit of righteous women

Shabak discovers four Israeli women spying for Iran

Four Israeli women caught transferring information to Iranian intelligence.

Shabak discovers four Israeli women spying for Iran

Is the USA really going to draft women?

Fighting to lose -- Will GOP devotion to Jimmy Carter's Selective-Service legacy prove lethal for American women?

Is the USA really going to draft women?

United Hatzalah hits back after poster claims 'transgression'

Eli Beer responds to pashkvillim decrying United Hatzalah as transgressing laws of modesty by training women EMTs.

United Hatzalah hits back after poster claims 'transgression'

California professor apologizes for saying 'pregnant women'

'It was not my intention to offend anyone, the worst thing i can do as a human being is be offensive,' professor says.

California professor apologizes for saying 'pregnant women'

Mother indicted for purposely burning child

Child calls his mother a 'swine' - and gets a hot teaspoon to his neck.

Mother indicted for purposely burning child

Daycare closed after staff suspected of child abuse

Sharon-region daycare center ordered closed for two months after recording devices raise questions of abuse.

Daycare closed after staff suspected of child abuse

Abusive daycare provider to be sentenced

Court expected to hand Carmel Mauda, who abused children in her daycare, several years behind bars.

Abusive daycare provider to be sentenced

The power of women

Sometimes hidden, sometimes front stage, women can set the tone for societal interaction.

The power of women

Female Hamas terrorist eliminated near Jerusalem

Knife-wielding 'Palestinian' woman served prison sentence for previous stabbing attempt.

Female Hamas terrorist eliminated near Jerusalem

The layers of women's lives

The challenges, difficulties and triumphs of English-speaking women living in Israel are told in their own words in a new book. Review.

The layers of women's lives

Graduation marks new class of women Halakhic leaders

Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute for Halakhic Leadership (WIHL) of the Ohr Torah Stone network commemorated the graduation of its 2021 class

Graduation marks new class of women Halakhic leaders

Ben Shapiro: Real feminists let women think for themselves

Shapiro says singe families are the biggest danger facing American children, excoriates radical feminist beliefs.

Ben Shapiro: Real feminists let women think for themselves

The treatment of Jews parallels that of women in Islamic society

International Women's Day is the time to state that misogynstic, cruel behavior towards women is the rule in anti-Israel countries. Op-ed..

The treatment of Jews parallels that of women in Islamic society

Marking 33 years of women's Torah studies in Jerusalem

Rabbanit Malke Bina, founder of 'Matan', looks back on 33 years of pioneering work in women's Torah education in Israel. Op-ed.

Marking 33 years of women's Torah studies in Jerusalem

Watch: 33rd Yahrzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka

Chabad Talbiya - Mamilla Women’s Circle invites Jewish women to tune in to an evening of song and spirit, in honor of the late Rebbetzin

Watch: 33rd Yahrzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka

Decline in number of female recruits to IDF

Despite opening more areas of the IDF, including combat units, data indicates a decline in female enlistment over past 2 decades.

Decline in number of female recruits to IDF

Hospitalized pregnant women caught British variant

At least 3 of pregnant women whose condition deteriorated infected with British variant, according to study under Dr. Sharon Elrai-Price.

Hospitalized pregnant women caught British variant

'What hassidic women have to say (eye-opening experience!)'

Peter Santenello: 'An eye-opening experience full of surprises and golden nuggets of wisdom.'

'What hassidic women have to say (eye-opening experience!)'

Trial of daycare owner suspected of abuse begins

Carmel Mauda, daycare owner suspected of abusing children, denies charge against her as trial begins.

Trial of daycare owner suspected of abuse begins

Abuse suspected at daycare in northern Israel

Police open investigation after parents suspect abuse at Haifa childcare center.

Abuse suspected at daycare in northern Israel

Vandalism at childcare center: 'Burn in hell, monsters'

Suspects brought for extension of arrest as police open investigation into vandalism of childcare site.

Vandalism at childcare center: 'Burn in hell, monsters'

Suspicion: Daycare employees hit kids, threw them on mattresses

Five childcare workers arrested on suspicion of abuse. 'It was natural that we brought our twins there, we trusted her,' father says.

Suspicion: Daycare employees hit kids, threw them on mattresses