Rachel Azaria is an Israeli politician, currently serving as a member of the Knesset for Kulanu. She previously served as deputy mayor and member of the Jerusalem City Council. Between 2004 and 2007 Azaria was Director of Mavoi Satum, a nonprofit organization which assists Jewish women who have been denied a gett, a religiously accepted divorce, by their husbands. Under her leadership, the number of women who received a gett with assistance from organisation tripled, and Mavoi Satum won recognition as the main advocacy organization in this field in Israel.
Our Voice of the Week is Likud LGBT Caucus Charman Evan Cohen. On i24 News, he analyses whether right wing parties in Israel will heed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s call, and unite ahead of April’s elections in order to avoid some of those parties dropping below the electoral threshold, ensuring the victory of the center-left bloc.