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Palestinian. Woman. Israeli.

Aida Touma-Sliman is a fifty-three-year-old politician and self-described feminist activist from Nazareth, Israel. Sliman came from a lower-middle-class family and was encouraged to prioritize her education by her father. She got her start in political activism at Haifa University, where she was a student leader of the Communist party Hadash. As a current member of […]

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Rabbi in Training  

At 28, Brooklyn-born Becky Jaye is in Jerusalem studying to become a rabbi   In her words: “My dad is Russian and Polish and Jewish and my mom is Christian and also Korean. We grew up going to synagogue and church all the time. There was so much respect for each other’s religion. After I […]

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