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Arab Muslim woman sings with Radiohead

Arab Muslim female singer Nasreen Qadri (Nasrin Kadry) shares the stage with Radiohead and supports the band’s decision to perform in Israel.  Nasreen was born in Haifa and grew up in Lod, two cities with a mix of Arab and … Continue reading

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Israel appoints a female judge to Sharia Court

Israel’s Sharia Courts handle personal status law issues like marriage and divorce for Muslim-Israelis.  The judges’ selection committee, headed by Israel’s Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, appointed Ana Hatib as their first-ever female judge. http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Israeli-Sharia-Courts-to-appoint-first-ever-female-judge-488892

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4 Israeli women lawmakers

33 out of the 120 Israeli Members of Knesset (Parliament) are women. 4 of the first-time female Knesset Members include the first female Ethiopian-born MK and minister, the first female ultra-Orthodox Jewish MK and minister, the first female Druze MK, … Continue reading

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Bedouin woman joins Israeli police rescue unit

I’ve included articles previously (see here) about Bedouin Muslim women integrating into Israeli society. Now Rana Jaboua, a resident of the Bedouin Negev village of al-Fara’a has become the first female Bedouin in Israel to join the Israel Police Rescue … Continue reading

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Israel’s inclusive champion soccer team

Hapoel Beersheba just won Israel’s Premier league soccer title.  Seeing female owner Alona Barkat celebrated by the male coaches and players demonstrates a beautiful side of Israel.  The players include Jews, Muslims and Christians. All stood side by side for … Continue reading

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Israeli ambassador to Uzbekistan is a woman

Carmela Shamir will soon begin her term as Israeli ambassador in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, making her the first female Israeli envoy to serve in a Muslim country. Another woman, Hagit Mualem, will serve as the deputy ambassador in the Israeli embassy … Continue reading

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