Gender Discrimination

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'Separate But Equal is Not Equal'

'Separate But Equal is Not Equal'

Ministers Limor Livnat and Tzipi Livni propose bill to hold ministers responsible for women's rights in their respective departments.Hezki Baruch, 30/03/2014 09:09
Rabbis: Paying Taxes a Mitzvah – And an Honor

Rabbis: Paying Taxes a Mitzvah – And an Honor

Rabbinic group declares importance of paying taxes, and rejects link of gender segregation, religiosity.Maayana Miskin, 06/03/2014 15:57
Rabbi Denies Allegations of Gender Discrimination

Rabbi Denies Allegations of Gender Discrimination

Channel 10 report earlier in December claimed Ben-Gurion University rabbi prevented women from lighting. Rabbi: claims are false.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 20/12/2013 08:53
Shas Minister: Gender Segregation a Problem

Shas Minister: Gender Segregation a Problem

Shas Minister admits that local rabbis, burial groups wrongly impose strict gender separation, insult women.Maayana Miskin, 27/02/2013 13:02
‘IDF Keeps Promises - or Hareidi Soldiers Leave’

‘IDF Keeps Promises - or Hareidi Soldiers Leave’

A rabbi who helped found an IDF unit for hareidi soldiers accuses the army of breaking its promises; warns hareidi Jews will leave.Maayana Miskin, 08/02/2013 11:09
Woman Forced to Sit in Back of Plane Sues El Al

Woman Forced to Sit in Back of Plane Sues El Al

A woman is suing El Al for gender discrimination after she was forced to switch her seat in order to accommodate an ultra- Orthodox man.Rachel Hirshfeld , 13/08/2012 11:21