Play the C-SPAN video of Elana Sztokman discussing women in Israel with NCJW CEO Nancy Kaufman

C-SPAN: Elana in conversation with NCJW CEO Nancy Kaufman

February 4, 2015

Watch NCJW CEO Nancy Kaufman in conversation with Elana Sztokman about the topic of women in Israel. The event took place on February 4, 2015 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, and was aired on C-SPAN.

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Elana Sztokman on the WNYC Website - Israeli Women at the Back of the Bus

WNYC - The Brian Lehrer Show: Israeli Women at the Back of the Bus

September 18, 2014

Elana Maryles Sztokman, former executive director of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA) and the author of The War on Women in Israel: A Story of Religious Radicalism and the Women Fighting for Freedom (Sourcebooks, 2014), explores Israeli women's struggles with the rules of the growing ultra-Orthodox movement there.

Elana on CBC's The Current

April 17, 2015

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Elana in The Washington Post

April 19, 2015, by Amanda Bennet

>> "Why is it okay to discriminate against women for religious reasons?"

Elana in The New York Times

Dec 23, 2012, by Jodi Rudoren

>> At a sacred site, a fight over women and prayer"

Elana in Newsweek

11/12/13 By Abigail Jon

>>Divorce in the Jewish community can be brutal, degrading and endless

Elana in Al-Jazeera

April 17, 2015, by Raina Lipsitz

>> Fear of Flying with females

Elana in Jezebel

May 28, 2015 by Ellie Shechet

>>Israel women will continue to fight against modesty signs

Elana in USA Today

February 28, 2015, by Michele Chabin

>> Israel's ultra-Orthodox haredi women form political party 

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Arutz Sheva: Talia Kohen interviews Elana Sztokman about women in the upcoming elections in Israel

March 11, 2015

Talia Kohen interviews Elana Sztokman about women in Israeli politics in advance of the upcoming elections in Israel, Part 1 and Part 2 below. And please share your comments and feedback.

Elana Sztokman on the Arutz Sheva Website

October 3, 2015

Elana Sztokman talks about why there isn't more representation of women in the Israeli Knesset.

>> Could There Ever be a Female Prime Minister of Israel Again?

Elana Sztokman on The Jewish Channel: Up Close

November 10, 2014

Up Close looks at different ideas of feminine roles in morality, religion and politics. Steven I Weiss of the Jewish Channel interviews Elana Sztokman on women’s equality in Israel.

>> Elana Sztokman on The Jewish Channel (TJC) Website

Elana Sztokman on WorldView

November 10, 2014

"The issue is that when 50% of the population is excluded from decision-making power, that means 50% of the perspectives are missing," says author and Israeli-American feminist Elana Maryles Sztokman. "I want to think about what security really means... I want to sit around the table with Palestinian women and say 'What do we all want?'... 'What other possibilities are there besides the bombastic response?'" Listen to the full conversation:

>> Jeome McDonell interviews Elana Sztokman on WorldView

litTLV1: LET’S GET LIT: Elana Sztokman and the war on women

October 24, 2014

Jewish Orthodox feminist, activist, and author Elana Maryles Sztokman talks about her latest book, The War on Women in Israel: A Story of Religious Radicalism and the Women Fighting for Freedom.

>> Elana Sztokman on the TLV1 Website - Elana Sztokman and the war on women

Voice of Israel Radio: Elana Sztokman on the Mottle Wolfe Show - Mile High Snub

September 29, 2015

Elana Sztokman, former head of JOFA (Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance) was flying back to Israel after a tour promoting her new book, “The War on Women in Israel: A Story of Religious Radicalism and the Women Fighting for Freedom”,  when an Ultra Orthodox man refused to be seated next to her because she was a woman. Mottle is joined in the studio by Voice of Israel show host Eve Harrow to discuss this incident and the larger implications of religious freedom in public spaces.

>> Elana Sztokman on the Times of Israel Website - El Al faces uproar over ultra-Orthodox refusal to sit near women