Tag: women

Campaign against the exclusion of women

This week in South Africa we have celebrated Freedom Day, which marks 18 years since we became a democracy. In the new South Africa, our Constitution places a duty upon us to promote equality in all spheres of our lives. Gender equality is central. Nelson Mandela said, “freedom cannot be achieved unless the women have …

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Hear No Evil: SIlencing the voices of Israeli women

From: Israel Religious Action Centre Singing troupes in Israel are many things; groups of enthusiastic young men and women using their talents to entertain, emblems of enthusiastic Israel youth, and honestly, they are quite fun. The one thing they are not is dangerous. Try telling that to Rabbi Yona Metzger, the chief Ashkenazi rabbi of …

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