If you met any of these women, wouldn’t you expect them to be proud of themselves?I certainly am, and I think it wouldn’t make them a brag to admit it.In Israel, any Jewish person who dates a non-Jew is not only bucking serious social pressure to date within the community, but also heading toward direct collision with the state, which does not permit so-called mixed marriages.Naturally, a person with as much money and power as Yair Netanyahu can easily circumvent the legal hurdles put in place to prevent miscegenation.By Eliana Rudee/Hi, my name is Israel Girl and I am a feminist.While this may not be a shocking confession, the mere mention of the “f-word” sparks apprehension and even resentment in many people.
– The Polish/Russian girls who do exactly the same thing but indirectly. They most like what they are to.) There is little, however, to be gained from idle speculation or self-flagellation. (I take with a pinch of salt, these days, the Israeli woman’s oft-heard assertion that she likes English manners.Yet in the six weeks that I’ve been in Israel, I have been inspired by Israel’s special brand of feminism. Caption: The recent Women Innovation Technology Conference in Israel, which was organized by a group of 25 Stand With Us Israeli student fellows. ” And she laughed at me as if I was kidding, until she realized I was completely serious.“Feminism” is often thought of as a “dirty word,” as it is largely portrayed by mainstream culture as an extreme ideology associated with angry, militant women, bra burning, and man hating. Credit: Courtesy Eliana Rudee." data-lightbox-theme="" This happened again just last week, when another American (this time a female) told me, “I heard you’re good at ping pong! These moments stand in stark contrast to the week I’ve had in Israel.