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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Part 1 Part 2 Elana Sztokman on the Arutz Sheva Website - Could There Ever be a Female Prime Minister of Israel Again?

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TLV1: LET’S GET LIT: Elana Sztokman and the war on women

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

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Congratulations! Educating in the Divine Image wins the National Jewish Book Council Award

Elana's newest book, Educating in the Divine Image: Gender Issues in Orthodox Jewish Day Schools, won the 2013 National Jewish Book Council Award in the category of education and identity!  Order your copy today!

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