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Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'Mandelblit fell for Reform's narrative'

On allowing women to take rabbinate exams: 'We favor Torah study for women, but AG directive stems from Reform. He didn't even speak to us.'

Tzfat Chief Rabbi: 'Mandelblit fell for Reform's narrative'

Ohr Torah Stone certifies woman as "Morat Hora'ah"

Rabbanit Shira Sapir certified by institute to provide direction in matters of Halakha (Jewish Law)

Ohr Torah Stone certifies woman as "Morat Hora'ah"

Suspicion: Woman may have stabbed male partner during spat

Man in his 30s evacuated to hospital in serious and unstable condition after female partner stabs him during squabble.

Suspicion: Woman may have stabbed partner during spat

England: 104% rise in number of men abused by women during coronavirus shutdown

Dramatic spike in number of domestic abuse cases against men during coronavirus outbreak, statistics show.

England: 104% rise in number of men abused by women

New York City: Woman fired for lying to police about African-American man

Woman tells police that African-American man threatened her life after he requested she leash her dog, is fired by employer.

NYC: Woman fired for lying to police about African-American man

Police investigate Bnei Brak preschool assistant suspected of abuse

Police open investigation after receiving complaint regarding abusive childcare worker in Bnei Brak.

Police investigate preschool assistant suspected of abuse

Court indicts daycare provider who threw baby on a rug

'He didn't want to go to her, when he heard her he became very agitated,' baby's father says.

Court indicts abusive daycare provider

France: Single mother suffocates baby to death on 1st birthday

French 'devoted' single mother marks daughter's first birthday by suffocating her to death.

France: Mother suffocates baby to death

Germany: Nurse suspected of poisoning babies

German police arrest nurse suspected of injecting babies with painkiller.

Germany: Nurse suspected of poisoning babies

Mother stabs one-year-old baby

Infant in serious condition after mother attempts murder-suicide.

Mother stabs one-year-old baby

Mother arrested on suspicion of abusing children

Mother from Jerusalem's Arab neighboroods arrested on suspicion of physically, verbally, abusing her children.

Mother arrested on suspicion of abusing children

Mother handed six years in prison for medically abusing son

Texas mother pleads guilty to insisting on over 320 superfluous hospitalizations and 13 unnecessary surgeries.

Mother handed six years in prison for medically abusing son

'Embroidering Light' expresses essence of Ori'

Noa Ansbacher, mother of Ori, tells about power of venture in memory of her daughter: 'Movement that takes away awful pain, creates growth.'

'Embroidering Light' expresses essence of Ori'player

Kenyan woman who may have murdered Jewish husband is arrested

Kenyan wife of Dutch-Jewish safari tycoon arrested over his disappearance.

Kenyan woman who may have murdered Jewish husband is arrested

From concealment to revelation

This is the right time to discover the significance of women in Torah.

From concealment to revelation

Woman indicted for attempting to murder son

Resident of Netanya threatens to harm herself and blame her husband, attempts to murder 4-year-old son.

Woman indicted for attempting to murder son

Saudi women will be able to fly without guardian's permission

The law restricting women's travel abroad without a guardian's permission will be changed this year.

Saudi women will be able to fly without guardian's permission

Oxygen monitoring device wins prize at Hackathon

Solution for wearable device to better monitor infants' oxygen levels wins Jerusalem College of Technology’s 2nd Annual Women’s Hackathon.

Oxygen monitoring device wins prize at Hackathon

10 years for the Momentum Jewish mothers' revolution

Momentum: 'Pride you feel walking around Israel, knowing all your sisters are with you and we're all Jewish and we don't have to be afraid.'

10 years for the Momentum Jewish mothers' revolutionplayer

Herzliya daycare worker abuses children

Female daycare worker suspected of violence towards children in her care receives five days of house arrest.

Herzliya daycare worker abuses children

Women's movement: Put 'Mother and Father' back on IDF forms

Shovrot Shivyon women's movement slams surrender to LGBT pressure, says there was 'no public discussion,' conservatives are 'silenced.'

Women's movement: Put 'Mother and Father' back on IDF forms

Retired judge slammed for remarks on head covering

'This is a disgraceful and miserable statement by a judge who retired 13 years ago from the court system.'

Retired judge slammed for remarks on head covering

Lihi Lapid: 'They fired me from Yediot Aharonot because of Yair'

Lihi Lapid, wife of Blue and White leader Yair Lapid, is fired after 15 years. 'This is what happens when a newspaper begins to fear gov't.'

Lihi Lapid: 'They fired me from Yediot Aharonot because of Yair'

Female soldiers to serve as kashrut supervisors

IDF to draft women to serve as kashrut supervisors. Though position has been open to women for years, policy never implemented until now.

Female soldiers to serve as kashrut supervisors

Women's movement slams deputy AG: You've humiliated us

Women's movement releases open letter to Deputy Attorney General who worked to prevent events where men and women prefer to be separate.

Women's movement slams deputy AG: You've humiliated us

Netanya: 30-year-old woman found unconscious

Woman found near market on Yisrael Zangwill Street in Netanya. MDA team treats woman and evacuates her under sedation to Beilinson Hospital.

Netanya: 30-year-old woman found unconscious

Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project

Lori Palatnik, Founding Director of Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project speaks on ILTV

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Woman who hired hitman to kill husband convicted of murder

Woman who faked being Jewish to avoid extradition convicted of murder.

Woman who hired hitman to kill husband convicted of murder

Book claiming malicious intent behind IDF not killing wins award

Book wins Women's Studies award with thesis that IDF shoots Palestinians 'to maim rather than kill' in order 'to control them.'

Book claiming malicious intent behind IDF not killing wins award

Maternal depression may alter children's immune responses

Israeli study shows maternal depression may have a long-term impact on children's psychological and immune health.

Maternal depression may alter children's immune responses

Mother who gave children insulin indicted

Mother who injected infant with insulin charged with five counts of attacking a minor, one count of abusing a minor.

Mother who gave children insulin indicted

Lesbian NYU professor suspended for harassment

NYU professor suspended after investigation finds she harassed former student.

Lesbian NYU professor suspended for harassment

Woman who encouraged violence says exposure will 'ruin her life'

Judge strips anonymity of woman who urged Charlottesville violence.

Woman who encouraged violence says exposure will 'ruin her life'

Mother suspected of abusing her children

Siblings tell police mother abuses them, beat and bit their brother for not cleaning up.

Mother suspected of abusing her children

New York women's group opposes Israel-Hamas agreement

Crown Heights women's group says plan to make peace with terror group is 'reckless,' will only endanger Israeli lives.

New York women's group opposes Israel-Hamas agreement

Indian woman leaves dead baby on plane

Just prior to landing, cabin crew find dead newborn on bathroom floor.

Indian woman leaves dead baby on plane

Crown Heights women: 'Time to retake Gaza'

Women's group from Chabad area of Brooklyn calls on Israeli government to heed Lubavitcher Rebbe's advice and act to retake Gaza.

Crown Heights women: 'Time to retake Gaza'

Report: Mother who injected insulin also beat her children

Mother beat her children with thick rods, investigation shows.

Report: Mother who injected insulin also beat her children

Woman rescued from falling stone blesses over miracle

Jewish woman rescued from falling stone in Ezrat Yisrael comes to thank Creator for miracle; Chief Rabbi and Culture Minister also attend.

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Nigerian woman and her four children locked up in Israeli prison

Prison staff bring toys, books, candy for children to prison not equipped to handle young children.

Nigerian woman and her four children locked up in Israeli prison