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Apr 10, 2014, 7:47 PM
Pesach, modern slavery, and freedom in Israel
Thousands of prostitutes will remain trapped in a modern form of enslavement until buying sex is criminalized
Nov 24, 2013, 5:42 PM
We need to talk: educating students about prostitution
It's high time for Israeli schools to educate children about the dangers of prostitution.
Aug 26, 2013, 3:59 PM
Murdering a ‘certain kind’ of woman
Working conditions in prostitution are inherently dangerous and the key is to criminalize purchase of sexual services
Jul 12, 2013, 3:06 PM
An Opportunity to Speak
Lately everyone seems to be talking about rape: the tourist raped in Jaffa’s flea market; the man sentenced to thirty years for forcing a couple to have sex at knifepoint and raping the girl afterwards; the nightclub employee who...
May 21, 2013, 7:56 PM
Tel-Aviv Takes a Stand Against Sex-Cards
Most people are surprised to learn that prostitution is legal in Israel, and all too often after discovering this people assume nearly every activity and business related to prostitution is legal. However, Israel’s laws regarding prostitution are complex and...
May 3, 2013, 12:01 PM
The Myth of ‘Consensual Prostitution’
This post was guest written by Natasha Mann. Natasha is an intern with ATZUM’s Task Force on Human Trafficking. She helps manage TFHT’s Project 119, a lobbying effort to pass legislation that would criminalize the act of purchasing sexual services...
Apr 17, 2013, 2:08 PM
A Major Concern: How Prostitution Affects Us All
In January Israelis flocked to the polls to elect the 19th Knesset. The result was a serious shaking up of the government. The elections ushered in 53 new MKs, a record number of women, and Yesh Atid, a party...
Jan 13, 2013, 11:34 PM
Sex slaves in the Holy Land, then and now
Prostitution in the Holy Land has a long history that stretches back to before Israel’s founding in 1948. At the start of World War II, Tel Aviv was known as a “Holiday City.” Soldiers and men throughout the region poured into...
Rebecca Hughes is a project assistant for the Task Force on Human Trafficking of ATZUM - Justice Works