Aliza Bloch is running for mayor of Beit Shemesh, a Haredi stronghold infamous for intolerance towards women. Does she have a shot?
Plans are in motion to build—and fund—a new baseball field in Beit Shemesh
Monastery walls vandalized with anti-Christian and anti-American epithets
Police arrest 14 ultra-Orthodox protestors who claim the area is a burial site
Some disheartening news for the fairer sex.
Today, it’s Montgomery County; tomorrow, will it be something relevant?
Today on Tablet
Naama Margolese—an 8-year-old Israeli girl taunted by ultra-Orthodox men who think she is immodest—is the new face of Jewish women’s rights
Plus king of the condoms, Van Halen on MacDougal Street, and more
Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more
Plus U.S. pledges Iran attack past ‘red lines,’ and more
Netanyahu condemns spitting, but his coalition could be threatened
A philanthropic effort helps low-income immigrant Israeli women build small businesses by cooking the dishes they know best. It’s a good program, and it’s delicious food.
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