The Israel Ministry of Education has published a part of the curriculum recommended by the Biton Commission - this time on Mizrahi women. The program, to be called 'Light from the East', was developed by the Gender Equality Unit at the Ministry of Education, and it focuses on the contributions of 28 Sephardi and Mizrahi women.
Among other things, the new curriculum will include the actress Ronit Elkabetz, the late director and actress Hana Azoulay Spree, Israel Prize laureate Geula Cohen, Israel Prize laureate rabbinic Adina Bar-Shalom who founded the "Haredi College of Jerusalem, (the great Sephardi leader and philanthropist) Dona Gracia, (the poet) Adi Kaissar and more.
The late actress and director Ronit Alkabetz (photo: AFP)
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