Educated, religious and opinionated: Gender relations in religious minority groups in Israel

Annual study day hosted by Schechter Institute’s track of Gender and Feminism; focusing on the position of women in Israeli society. In memory of Moshe Shalvi z"l.

Thursday, 16/12/2021
16:00 - 19:00
Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies (Avraham Granot 4, Jerusalem)
Require Registration Until 15/12/2021


15:45 – Gathering

16:00 – Opening statements
Professor Doron Bar, President of Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies

Awarding Alice Shalvi Scholarships to outstanding students in the Gender and Feminism track

16:40 – Main Speakers

Prof. Renée Levine Melammed Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies

Educated, professional and ultra-religious: Druze women in Israel as a case study | Dr. Ebtesam Barakat, Ztefat Academic College, Bar-Ilan University, and Post Doctorate at Hebrew University in Jerusalem
Gender relations from an Islamic feminist perspective | Nahed Ashqar Sharary, Lecturer, Gender Studies Program. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Faculty Member. Mandel Center for Leadership in the Negev.

Changing locations – Ultra-Orthodox women in the space between home, community and work | Dr. Lee Cahaner, Academic College of Education Israel, The Israel Democracy Institute

17:30 – Break

17:45 – Round Table Discussion

Prof. Bat-Sheva Margalit Stern, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies with participation of the Main Speakers

18:45 Conclusion

Important to note:

  • The event will take place in Hebrew
  • The event will simultaneously be broadcasted on Zoom (a link will be added closer to the date of the event)
  • The event will take place according to the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health at the time of the event
  • The number of seats is limited 
  • We request that you register by December 15th for physical attendance 

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