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  • How Israeli women are gaining in the fight for Jewish divorce

    August 22, 2016 | 2:06 pm

    In this case, the sins of the son are the sins of the father.

    Israel’s Supreme Rabbinical Court this month sentenced a haredi Orthodox man to 30 days in jail for pressuring his son to withhold a divorce from his wife for more than a decade. By upholding a lower rabbinical court...

  • Israeli women: Lean in, or can’t have it all?

    March 4, 2016 | 9:01 am

    Rashi Elmaliah, a chief thinker at Seital Marketing, said she was “closing deals in between contractions” when she was giving birth.

    Devora Mason, a manager of Voiceitt and single mom of five children, brought one of her boys to her panel lecture, maintaining, “if you ask me...

  • Celebrating Israel’s 60th, Skirball Style

    By Tom Tugend

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    There are many ways to celebrate Israel's 60th anniversary, and the Skirball Cultural Center is leading with its strength by offering a series of wide-ranging programs of art shows, music, film and lectures.

    Two current shows pay tribute to the nation's distaff side: "Ziva Sivan:...

  • Mensch Seeks Shayna Maideleh

    By Dina Kraft

    June 9, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The search is on for "a nice Jewish boy" -- and no, this time it's not your mother who's looking.

    A team of scouts is scouring the Diaspora for the ideal single Jewish man for a new Israeli reality television show. Once selected, the bachelor, who according to producers preferably...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Princeton, MIT Professors Win Nobels

    A professor with dual U.S.-Israeli citizenship is sharing this year's Nobel Prize in Economics Sciences. Daniel Kahneman, 68, based at Princeton University, is sharing the roughly $1 million prize with professor Vernon Smith, 75, of George...