Dr. Elana Maryles Sztokman is the executive director of JOFA, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance. A writer, researcher, educator and organisational consultant who has been active in Orthodox feminism for the past 17 years, Elana holds a doctorate in gender and education from Hebrew University. She is the author of the award winning The Men’s Section: Orthodox Jewish Men in an Egalitarian World (Brandeis, 2011) and The War on Women in Israel: A Story of Religious Radicalism and the Women Fighting for Freedom (Sourcebooks, 2014).
Our Voice of the Week is Reza Pahlavi, son of the late Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, speaking at a Policy Forum held by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Pahlavi discusses Iran’s future and the prospects for liberal democracy in the Islamic Republic.