Jewish Feminism in Contemporary Israel

Next Event: July 15, 2020 $10.00 - $30.00 0
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Israeli women have won many of the rights we associate with the feminist struggle: to vote for and serve in government, to be treated as equals in the workplace and to have reproductive freedom. But Israel’s identity as a Jewish and democratic nation and its multicultural history places barriers to the achievement of full equality.

In this short course, we will explore some key areas in which Israeli feminists are still seeking change: to be treated as equals in the rabbinical courts; to pray as equals at the Western Wall; to move freely in public spaces without being subject to gender segregation; and to ensure the benefits of gender equality extend to Mizrahi women.

The class topics will be as follows:

July 1: “Women’s Rights in the Rabbinical Courts”

July 8: “Praying in Accordance With Her Custom: The Struggles of Women of the Wall”

July 15: “Moved to the Back of the Bus: Sex Segregation in Public Spaces”

July 22: “Intersectional Feminism, Mizrahim and Debates Within Jewish Feminism in Israel”

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$10.00 Per class
$30.00 For four classes

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