Raising Awareness of Breast Cancer in the Charedi Community

Raising Awareness of Breast Cancer in the Charedi Community

Though charedi women develop breast cancer less often than the general population, their mortality rate is 30% higher. Among the reasons for this is a lack of awareness of the disease and how to spot it. To counter this, Ruth […]

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17 years an agunah & counting: This must prompt change

17 years an agunah & counting: This must prompt change

Zvia Gordetsky has waited 17 years to be free of the man who prefers jail to granting her a divorce. Her case is unusual because unlike what happens too often, the religious courts did nearly everything they “should” do, and […]

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Haredi extremism: Alive and growing

Haredi extremism: Alive and growing

But most shocking of all that Rabbi Shafran writes is the question he asks rhetorically. “Are religious Zionists to be expected to condemn every outrage committed by a “hilltop youth?” YES, Rabbi Shafran. YES they are! That is what it […]

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Podcast: Feminism- Do we need it?

We duke it out about whether Judaism needs feminism. Listen and tell us what you think.

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How ‘Moderate’ Ultra-Orthodox Aid And Abet Extremism In Israel

How ‘Moderate’ Ultra-Orthodox Aid And Abet Extremism In Israel

What was once called “extremism” is the new normal. It is not, as Shafran writes, a phenomenon of a small group of “outliers” who throw things or call people names, while the majority “fully embrace all Jews, including those estranged […]

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Podcast: Agunot. What is the issue? Is it a big deal? What can be done?

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