Israeli Women Challenge Meaning of Security

When Israel holds a high-level meeting on national security next week, Israeli women’s groups will meet on the sidelines to discuss the harmful effects of last summer’s war on Lebanon and recommend ways to defuse nuclear tensions in the region.

Jewish and Arab Women Unite Against War

Members of a newly formed group in Israel, Women Against War, say they can’t abide the violence taking place in Lebanon and Gaza. Despite animosity and even death threats, they are protesting nearly every day in the northern city of Haifa.

U.S. Muslim Women Weigh Anti-Islam Firebrand

Wafa Sultan’s criticism of Islam has been a lightning rod for Islamic-Western tensions. Her views concerning women and Islam are no less controversial and Muslim women say they would rather see women reforming the religion from within.