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The Women's Balcony Movie Review

Women are often underestimated. When men think they have played all of their cards, the women reveal the winning hand.

The new film, The Women’s Balcony… 165 more words


[Tour of Israel Part 5] A Relaxing Shabbat

Saturday, June 10 / יום שבת. 16 סיון

I arose at 07:30. Re-donning last night’s clothes, I went down for breakfast, in the manner of taking the שבת elevator (which has the buttons disabled and stops at every floor, moving relatively slowly). 1,353 more words


Israel: Day 42

I spent most of this day working on my thesis, I’m revising one of my chapters, which completely stresses me out. When I am in the UK or in Slovakia, I always make sure I stock up on tons of sweets, so at the first sign of stress, I start snacking on them, but here I have none, so I have to suck it up. 200 more words


Weekly Highlights

Exhibition Opening: Artists Wall, The Inhabitants of Clay Houses | Over the last few months, Tomer Azoulay has been working with the artist Lihi Turjeman – his artistic collaborator in the last couple of years – in a dilapidated abandoned building destined to be demolished and turned into a boutique hotel at the heart of Tel Aviv. 687 more words


Part II: Religious women

There are a number of ways the religious Jewish (married) women clothe themselves, but to my eye, the most evident way to tell apart certain groups of them is via their head coverings. 301 more words

Israel Stops Plan for Mixed Prayer at Western Wall


JUNE 25, 2017, 9:39 A.M. E.D.T.

JERUSALEM — An Israeli official says the government has frozen a long-overdue plan to open a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem’s Western Wall. 107 more words