Several weeks prior to Passover, my editor at Haaretz contacted me with a story assignment – profiling several Israeli women’s organizations in order to mark International Women’s Day. We compiled a list of possible choices and selected three very different groups for the article – Or Chaya – The World Center for the Jewish Woman (based in Jerusalem), Economic Empowerment for Women (based in Haifa) and comme il faut (based in Tel Aviv), a company with a very strong feminist agenda that runs a fashion house as well as other women-related concerns.
I loved having the opportunity to become acquainted with these organizations, both by perusing their websites and speaking with representatives of each group. I was also amused to discover that Sisters, the trendy little sex toy shop that a few friends and I had popped into on a whim last summer in Tel Aviv, was renting space in Bayit Ba’namal, a building owned by comme il faut… 🙂
The article can be found here, or by clicking on the image below.
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