After four rounds of elections and over three years of uncertainty, we are close to the establishment of an Israeli government. The potential unity government is made up of many disparate parties from across the ideological spectrum.
As a Movement that puts Ahavat Yisrael as one of its highest values and with our deep commitment to Israel as both a Jewish and democratic state, we must strongly oppose the potential annexation after July 1st.
Every day feels like women's day at the Israel Religious Action Center. Yes, this is because 20 of our 24 staff members are women and there seems to be a never-ending line to our bathroom. But mainly because the work we do is intrinsically linked to the status of women in Israel. IRAC's issues are women's issues.
The only organization in Israel that empowers Haredi and Reform Jews alike, we have changed the social fabric of Israeli society since last year's International Women's Day. What has happened to women's rights in these past 12 months? Let us take stock of some of these accomplishments.