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Israel star hopes for win at Eurovision 2018

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A Middle Eastern musical act is making waves around the world. Netta Barzilai released “Toy” and is expected to represent Israel in the 2018 Eurovision competition held in Lisbon, Portugal on May 8. Since the songs release on March 8 in honor of International Women’s Day, Netta’s vibrant video has been slated as a top…

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Women march against deportation

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Women of all backgrounds are intersecting in all the right places, and have chosen to use their voice against the mass deportation of asylum seekers. Hundreds of Eritrean refugees, Israeli citizens, and international residents gathered in a Women’s March Against Deportation in south Tel Aviv on Friday, March 9. The march was a collaboration between…

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The Purim Tale of Power Women

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In a modern land steeped with ancient patriarchy, the annual Purim celebration has landed, and humanity has much to learn from the Jewish holiday story and its characters. Purim is known as a joyous holiday and is celebrated in four ways in Jewish tradition. People read the Megillah, or the story of Esther, dress up,…

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Israel Appoints Ultra-Orthodox Female Judge

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Havi Toker just made history as the first official Ultra-Orthodox judge appointed to Jerusalem’s Magistrate Court in Israel. Toker, 41, studied law at Hebrew University and spent the past two decades working in the legal district in Jerusalem. Her appointment to the Supreme Court is a large leap forward for women. Toker was born in…

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Israeli artist captures transitional moments

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Known for capturing moments in transition, Naomi Leshem is a Israeli photographer whose most recent exhibit is taking place at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, the city where she was born. Leshem has shown her photography in America, Europe and Israel, her consistent theme is capturing the transitional moments, such as between sunrise or sunset,…

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