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 Fortnight is BICOM's Research Associate Samuel Nurding and Director Richard Pater discussing how the new Israeli government is holding up after five weeks in power. Sam and Richard explain how the opposition is acting in new and unprecedented ways, the rivalry emerging between the United Arab List and the opposition-based Joint Arab List, and the potential government-ending obstacles that lay in wait.