Arab woman appointed to tackle employment challenges

Arab woman appointed to tackle employment challenges

Cabinet appoints highest ranking Arab female in civil service – The Times of Israel 25.01.16 Attorney Mariam Kabha named national commissioner for equal employment opportunities.Two major missions in the field of employment – to increase employment among Arab women...
Four women: rediscovering their Jewish roots in Poland

Four women: rediscovering their Jewish roots in Poland

The Return: a filmmaker discovers modern Jewish Poland – Jewesses with Attitude 14.01.16 One day in 2009 I read an article about the interest in Jewish culture in Poland among non-Jewish Poles. Jewish culture festivals were being initiated and curated by...
7 photos of Pope Francis at Rome’s Great Synagogue

7 photos of Pope Francis at Rome’s Great Synagogue

7 amazing photos of the Pope’s visit to Rome’s Great Synagogue – The Forward/Reuters 17.01.16 See report and photos here And see: Catholics renounce institutional missionising to convert Jews December 19, 2015 Pope Francis – denying Israel’s right to exist...
Can Jewish Renewal keep its groove on?

Can Jewish Renewal keep its groove on?

Renewal after Reb Zalman – Rachel Delia Benaim & Yitzhak Bronstein – The Tablet 22.01.16 The great evangelist for Renewal was Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, affectionately known by his followers as Reb Zalman. He reinvigorated prayer by introducing chants,...