hadassa margolese

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I began blogging in 2011 as a means of writing down my experiences as an activist in Israel in addition to sharing my thoughts on gender and equality...

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Desperate to be heard

Yesterday, my view of ultra-orthodox extremists and those who suffer in silence from them, changed. Many of those keeping silent are desperate to be heard. I received a phone call in the morning from a woman who asked in a soft, low voice “is this Margolese?” I said yes, and she continued “I am calling to say thank you. I am calling to ask you to please continue this fight. We… Continue Reading >>