Anat Hoffman, the progressive Israeli activist who made headlines two summers ago when she was arrested for carrying a Torah at the Western Wall, comes to California next week with a clear message for American Jews: What’s happening in Beit Shemesh is as big a threat to Israel as what’s happening in Tehran.
Israel detained an Orthodox man on Wednesday on suspicion of calling a woman soldier a "whore" on a public bus for refusing his appeals that she move to the back of the vehicle, a police spokesman said.
Israel's largest bus company, Egged, was fined for forcing a woman to sit in the back of a bus, a small claims court ruled.
Britains' Sky News reports from Tel Aviv on an Israeli advertising campaign to sex up its image.
Bedouin women are increasingly attending college. Here at Ben-Gurion University, there are 250 female Bedouin students.
"It is disgraceful that there is not a single woman participating in the peace talks. It is disgraceful that there are not more directors general of ministries and chairpersons of government companies," said Yael Dayan. "All we hear are promises, promises, but I hope something will change."