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'Women In Israel Won't Sit At The Back Of The Bus'

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2013 | Home

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, May 9 (Reuters) - Back-of-the bus seating for women on any public transport in Israel will soon be outlaw...

10 Women Detained For Wearing Shawls In Israel

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2013 | Home

JERUSALEM, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Israeli police detained 10 women at one of Judaism's most sacred sites on Monday for wearing prayer shawls, which Orth...

Israel: Thousands Protest Gender Segregation

Posted 12.29.2011 | Home

Thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets over the past two days to protest ultra-orthodox calls for stricter forms of gender segregation. On Tu...

Israeli 'Freedom Riders' Ensure A Woman's Place At Front Of The Bus

Posted 09.12.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin c. 2011 Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) Vera Kreidlin boarded an empty No. 56 bus for the 25-minute ride from a religious ...