Nina Pirshet, who ran the site and received millions of shekels from pimps and sex workers, also tried to persuade women to become prostitutes
Eight of those arrested are women; their two brothels had an estimated total income in excess of $28 million over several years
Hiring Bias, Lack of Role Models Lead More Israeli Transgender Women Into Sex Work, at a Younger Age
Rotem hit the streets when she was only 14 ■ Carol fears the police ■ Melanie wants a normal job, but no one will hire her ■ Heartbreaking stories from the street
M. died of an overdose on a busy Friday morning, bypassers sidestepping her prone body. A charity worker who befriended the 21-year-old says women in prostitution continue dying far from society’s gaze.
After 70 years of writing, a collection of essays exploring the oeuvre of Sami Michael has finally been published. It takes us back to the source, to the pellucid waters of the spring from which Israeli protest literature still drinks.
Homeless man near Tel Aviv central bus station: 'Anyone who thinks that homeless people are on the streets by choice and out of an urge for adventure is a romantic who is cut off from reality.'
Throughout all its years of existence, the human rights NGO has tried to create a dialogue with Israeli society and the Israeli media, but has suffered from jaded reactions, alienation and incitement.
Abuse more, pay less: The internet is the new pimp.
The prostitution scene illustrates the abusive and destructive balance of power between consumers and those caught up in its vicious cycle.
Every week, seven men gather at Hasharon Prison's rehab department for a first of its kind support group called 'trauma and recovery.' 'I no longer feel closed to the world,' says 48-year-old prisoner.