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A screenshot of the “Women in Diplomacy Network” online event. Credit: Israel Mission to the United Nations.

Top women diplomats from Israel, UAE, Bahrain stress need for Mideast peace

Top women diplomats from Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain joined together on Thursday in a first-of-a-kind session to discuss the role of women in diplomacy, as well as the need for the...
“Valley of Tears” (“Sha’at Ne’ila”), the Kan-produced, HBO Max-purchased TV series on the Yom Kippur War. Source: YouTube/Screenshot.

Israeli TV hit shines light on only female soldier killed in Yom Kippur War

“Valley of Tears,” a 10-part Israeli TV series on the Yom Kippur War has generated renewed interest in the 1973 national trauma. HBO Max acquired world rights for the series, which focuses on the...
Ola Sergatchov, vice president of corporate strategy at the Israeli data center and cloud security company Guardicore. Credit: Courtesy.

Meet the Orthodox woman at the top of Israel’s cyber game

“On Friday morning, I have on one ear a conference call and one hand mixing cholent, and with my foot, I’m rocking the baby carriage,” says Ola Sergatchov. “That’s what my life looks like.” Vice...

Want to change the world? Begin in the Jewish home

Jewish tradition cites Rosh Hashanah as the day on which the world was created. The day on which the creation of the first man was completed and, in effect, humanity was created. On Rosh Hashanah,...
Israel's President Reuven Rivlin (second from right) with Israeli Advanced Technology Industries, KamaTech and other leaders in the high-tech industry, which has seen increasing numbers of haredim in the field, especially women, July 28, 2020. Credit: Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO.

Rivlin, tech leaders meet with Israeli haredim as numbers in industry rise

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin met with haredim involved in the Israeli high-tech industry on Tuesday in the backdrop of a report noting a 52 percent jump in the number of Torah-observant workers in the field since...
The winning team of the Jerusalem College of Technology Women’s Hackathon, June 19, 2020. Credit: Courtesy.

Women’s hackathon in Jerusalem results in solutions for pandemic’s acute needs

Nearly 100 students from the Jerusalem College of Technology’s Tal and Lustig campuses for women, comprised of religious and Ultra-Orthodox students, completed a 44-hour online hackathon in which they designed and marketed innovative solutions...
Three of the leading lights of Tel Aviv's vibrant culinary scene share their messages of equality, authenticity and the power of food and hospitality.

Celebrating International Women’s Day with the female chefs shaping Israeli dining

In a traditionally male-dominated industry, it is female Israeli restaurateurs at the forefront of Tel Aviv’s thriving culinary scene who are charting the way forward for Israel’s food culture. Ruti Broudo, Merav Barzilay and...
A view of the Yehudit Bridge and the Ayalon highway in Tel Aviv, Feb. 17, 2019. Photo by Adam Shuldman/Flash90.

Israeli employment at record high while pay gaps remain, study shows

The employment rate of Israelis aged 25 to 64 stands at a record 78.3 percent, while major wage gaps between population groups continue to exist, according to a report published on Wednesday by Israel’s...
“UnCamp,” a summer program for teenage Jewish girls from different backgrounds—from the unaffiliated to Shabbat-observant—encourages personal growth, reflection, discussion and friendship, July 2019. Credit: Courtesy.

For a few dozen girls this summer, it’s much more than all talk

On the fields of a private-school campus in northwestern New Jersey, two girls sit on white wooden chairs in the mid-morning sun sharing stories. No one seems in a particular rush to get anywhere, which...
The winning team of the Jerusalem College of Technology’s Second Annual Women’s Hackathon accepts their prize, June 2019. Photo by Michael Erenburg.

Jerusalem College women’s hackathon leads to device to gauge oxygen levels in babies

More than 100 religious women students from Jerusalem College of Technology/Machon Tal worked around the clock last week as part of the second annual Hack@Tal, a 44-hour hackathon for the school’s Torah-observant women students. The...