Traditionally, cantors, the musical prayer leaders in synagogues, are men. Sofia Falkovitch wants that to change. She was the first woman in Europe to train for the position. Now she proudly takes her place at the front of the synagogue.
Feminism of a sort is on the rise in Israel's ultra-Orthodox society. As ever more women join the work force and earn higher qualifications, they are sowing seeds of change in their radically religious Jewish community.
The Women's Marches show feminism is more relevant than ever. As Germany's influential feminist magazine turns 40, "Emma" and its founder Alice Schwarzer remain outspoken, even as they lose the support of younger women.
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