Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Dubious Distinction

I’m frequently asked what the divorce rate is Israel. So, below is an article from the Jerusalem Post with the stats (in real numbers) for 2013 as released by the Rabbinical Courts Administration. Because the statistics are from the Rabbinical … Continue reading

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New Woman

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. In anticipation, the Israeli women’s organization, Na’amat, produced a video with Israeli singer Yardena Arazi. Basically, the words of the song encourage women in abusive relationships to get … Continue reading

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Women and the Public Square

I  have a couple of posts cooking about some of the usual subjects, but felt that could no longer stay silent on an issue that is currently the hot topic in Israeli media and on the street – what’s being … Continue reading

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Life in Jerusalem

Yesterday we were thrown back to the bad old days of the intifada, when we’d hear sirens screeching through the streets, know something was wrong, and wait for the phone calls from family and friends checking in to ensure us … Continue reading

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