Prime Ribs, Israel Edition – Mind The Gap

This roundup was first published on The Sisterhood blog at the Forward.

Meretz leader Zahava Gal-On

With Zahava Gal-On’s recent election to the leadership of the left-wing Meretz party, women are now heading three major political parties in Israel (There’s also Shelly Yachimovich of Labor, and Tzipi Livni of the opposition party, Kadima.)


Minister of Culture Limor Livnat announced the formation of a new incubator to support filmmaking by women in the Haredi sector. The Sisterhood reported on one such film, “The Dreamers,” last year.


Female engineers at Google in Israel recently held one of their “Mind the Gap” conferences encouraging girls to pursue math, science and technology education.

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© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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