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Social Change and the Religious Family: Shatil Convenes Single Mothers

Social Change and the Religious Family: Shatil Convenes Single Mothers

On April 6, a group of religious single mothers and mothers-to-be met to discuss the challenges, fears and joys of creating families on their own in the religious world. The event was organized by KayamaMoms: Creating Community and Support for Jewish Single Mothers by Choice, an organization that is part of a larger Shatil-led roundtable [&hellip

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Posted in: Women as Agents for Change

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Victory for Healthcare in Northern Israel

Victory for Healthcare in Northern Israel

While some hospitals segregate Jewish and Arab mothers in maternity wards (see story) Shatil’s Citizens’ Forum for the Promotion of Health in the Galilee does just the opposite: it brings Jewish and Arab Israelis together to improve the dismal state of health services in northern Israel. Last week’s second annual Galilee Conference on Health Equality, [&hellip

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Posted in: Health

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“It All Starts with Education,” Declares New Anti-Racism Campaign

“It All Starts with Education,” Declares New Anti-Racism Campaign

On March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Shatil convened the Coalition Against Racism and the Education for Shared Living Forum to launch a campaign entitled, ‘It all starts with Education.’ The campaign features the following viral video that confronts prejudice by both documenting the stereotypes that people have about minority [&hellip

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Victory for Public Housing

Victory for Public Housing

For the past three years, Shatil’s Public Housing Forum has been working tirelessly — together with the Knesset’s Housing Lobby headed by Joint List MK Dov Khenin and Yisrael Beiteinu MK Orly Levy-Abekasis — to persuade the government to pass legislation that would promote transparency and crack down on corruption in public housing companies. On [&hellip

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Posted in: Housing

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Taking Back the Mikvah

Taking Back the Mikvah

Just one week after International Women’s Day, a group of women and men gathered outside the Prime Minister’s office this past Sunday to protest against proposed legislation that would severely restrict access to mivkahs (ritual baths). This new “mivkah bill” would override a February Supreme Court decision that allowed Reform and Conservative converts to use [&hellip

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Posted in: Religious Pluralism

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Lowering Ethnic Barriers in Jerusalem

Lowering Ethnic Barriers in Jerusalem

The Jerusalem deputy general inspector is bringing together Arab cab drivers and municipal parking inspectors to reduce tensions between them. The municipality’s human resources department is training its managers to better integrate Ethiopian-Israelis into the municipal workforce. And the director of a local museum is curating an exhibit on the individual’s responsibility for injustice in [&hellip

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Posted in: Shared Society

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Lowering the Walls: Shatil trains Jerusalem leaders to combat racism

Lowering the Walls: Shatil trains Jerusalem leaders to combat racism

The Jerusalem deputy general inspector is bringing together Arab cab drivers and municipal parking inspectors to find ways to reduce ongoing tensions between them. The director of a museum in the city decided to focus an exhibit on the responsibility of the individual in society. The human resources department of the Jerusalem municipality is beginning [&hellip

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Posted in: Racism

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Shatil Conference Highlights: Bedouin Village One Step Closer to Recognition

Shatil Conference Highlights: Bedouin Village One Step Closer to Recognition

An important conference earlier this month on the struggle for the recognition of Bedouin villages brought together Israelis leaders from politics, media, and the NGO sector. For the residents and leaders of Wadi el Na’am, one of the largest unrecognized Bedouin villages in the Negev region, this was the perfect opportunity to announce some exciting [&hellip

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Equal Pay Calculator Wins Prize

Equal Pay Calculator Wins Prize

Like their counterparts in the US and other countries across the globe, Israeli women face persistent gender-based wage gaps. However, thanks to the Equal Pay Calculator – an innovative tool to encourage and enable employers to identify and address gendered pay gaps – we’re working to change the status quo and help Israeli women to [&hellip

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Posted in: Employment

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