These and Those

Musings from Students of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem

Tag Archives: prostitution

A good news day in Israel

Posted on February 12, 2012 by Rose

Dear all, Thank you to everyone who signed the letter or attended the demonstration in support of the proposed bill criminalizing the purchase of sexual service in Israel. Today we received the fantastic news that it was approved by the Justice Committee, meaning it will almost certainly make it through the Knesset and become part Continue Reading »

Against: Help Israel combat sex traffickin​g and prostituti​on

Posted on January 25, 2012 by Anton L. Gershteyn

Here is the original post by Rose, proclaiming ideas that I strictly oppose. The initiative of “criminalizing the purchase of all sexual services” sounds absolutely wrong and horrific. There is a huge problem of FINANCIAL incapability of more and more people every day. Poor girls and boys have to step over themselves and start selling their Continue Reading »

Help Israel combat sex traffickin​g and prostituti​on

Posted on January 23, 2012 by Rose

Dear all, At Sunday’s community lunch I mentioned a new project I was working on for Rabbi Levi Lauer’s organisation Atzum and the Task Force on Human Trafficking.   Please see below for more details and how you can help with the mere click of a button. As I am sure you are aware Israel is Continue Reading »

Week 15: Exoduses

Posted on December 20, 2011 by Derek Kwait

On Sunday the 11th, the Social Justice Track went on a tiyyul to South Tel-Aviv to explore the situation of refugees and migrant workers in Israel. Refugees in Israel are mostly asylum seekers fleeing persecution in their native Sudan, Darfur, and Eritrea. While walking through South Tel-Aviv, it is easy to forget you are still Continue Reading »