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Against the Grain: Orthodox Feminism in Israel

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Date(s) - Feb 23, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Temple Sholom

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hanna_kehatMonday, February 23, 2015 at 7:00pm
at Temple Sholom.

From pressure to sit at the back of public buses to attacks on school girls for dressing “immodestly”, an Orthodox woman requires tremendous strength and commitment to push back against efforts to marginalize women in Israel.

Join NIFC and feminist pioneer Hannah Kehat, founder of Israel’s first Orthodox feminist
organization, Kolech (‘her voice’). Kehat is a dynamic leader of the discourse in Israel around feminism and religious pressure on women.

Register at: nifcan.org/our-events/upcoming or call 1-855-781-4322

Co-sponsored with New Israel Fund of Canada Beth Tikvah, Or Shalom and Habonim Dror.