In the Academy: New Programs for Women

Next fall, for the first time, undergraduates in Israel will be able to major in women’s studies. Thanks to a $1 million grant from the National Council of Jewish Women, Tel Aviv University will have the first academic department in Israel devoted solely to this discipline. Taking their cues from the work of feminist scholars at American universities, Israeli universities began offering courses on women and women’s issues in the ’80s, said Professor Hannah

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