Nidal Elora, the rare Orthodox Rabbi in Israel – 06/24/2022 at 06:55

Nidal Elora, the rare Orthodox Rabbi in Israel – 06/24/2022 at 06:55

Rabbi Elora Peretz stands at a synagogue in Jerusalem, March 22, 2022 (AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA) Born into a Christian family in France, Elora Peretz converted to Judaism to establish herself as one of the few Orthodox rabbis in Israel. The only problem, not least, is that she cannot take over the head of a synagogue, a … Read more

More and more Saudi women are adopting the “boyish” haircut – 06/23/2022 at 08:05

Safi, a 26-year-old Saudi doctor, stands in the center of Riyadh on June 19, 2022 (AFP/Fayez Noureddine) When Safi started her new job in a hospital in Riyadh, she decided to choose, in addition to her white coat and sneakers, a hairstyle that Saudi Arabia had once imagined: short hair. The 26-year-old doctor went to … Read more

Colombia: Afro-American spokeswoman Francia Marquez, revealing the presidential election – 06/20/2022 at 04:48

Colombian Vice President Francia Marquez in Suarez, June 19, 2022 (AFP/STR) Sunday’s presidential election in Colombia is double historic: Gustavo Petro was elected as the country’s first left-wing president, but its vice president, Francia Marquez, also became the first African-American elected vice president. Curly hair, African dress and raised fist, Francia Marquez called a campaign … Read more

Fifteen years in prison wanted for a ‘not crazy’ ex-teacher who was tried for rape

Gabriel Lawson, former teacher at the University of Nature and Ecology in Relationship during his appearance before the Rennes Court of Appeal, September 19, 2017 (AFP/LOIC VENANCE) A fifteen-year prison sentence was sought Thursday for former teacher Gabriel Lawson, the “sex-obsessed leader” who was tried in Lower Atlantic Criminal Court on charges of raping and … Read more