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Quebec bans kippahs, turbans, hijabs for public workers

Quebec bans kippahs, turbans, hijabs for public workers

Secularism law bans teachers, judges, police officers, others, from wearing religious symbols including kippahs, turbans, hijabs at work.David Lazarus - JTA, 17/06/2019 21:52
New Quebec bill would ban religious symbols

New Quebec bill would ban religious symbols

Canadian province of Quebec introduces bill that bans some public employees from wearing religious symbols at work, including kippahs.Elad Benari, 29/03/2019 04:09
Niqab, burqa, hijab - Afghanistan comes to the West

Niqab, burqa, hijab - Afghanistan comes to the West

There are women shrouded in burqas, hidden by Niqab, and set apart wearing Hijab on the streets of so many American cities.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 04/03/2019 23:22
French sports retailer won't sell hijab

French sports retailer won't sell hijab

French sportswear retailer Decathlon scraps plans to sell hijab for women runners in France following public outcry.Elad Benari, 27/02/2019 03:09
The two-faced women who hate Israel - and Jews

The two-faced women who hate Israel - and Jews

Now that she has attacked Elliot Abrams, I wonder where Representative Ilhan Omar stands on the issue of FGM given that she is a Somali-American and the practice is pandemic among Somalis. No one has asked her about it publicly. I am asking her here.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 15/02/2019 12:34
1979-2019: European cowardice on Iran

1979-2019: European cowardice on Iran

87 women have been hanged by moderate Iranian president Rouhani. Where is Europe? Where are the feminists? Giulio Meotti, 03/02/2019 07:02
French Muslim singer leaves 'The Voice' after anti-Israel posts

French Muslim singer leaves 'The Voice' after anti-Israel posts

Viral media sensation forced to step down after extremist anti-Israel social media posts exposed. 'Israelis are war criminals.'Tzvi Lev, 11/02/2018 19:26
Iran arrests dozens of women as anti-hijab protests heat up

Iran arrests dozens of women as anti-hijab protests heat up

Revolutionary Guards say 29 women arrested for unveiling themselves in protest of modesty laws.David Rosenberg, 02/02/2018 14:53
Hijab-wearing model quits L'Oreal campaign over anti-Semitism

Hijab-wearing model quits L'Oreal campaign over anti-Semitism

First hijab-wearing model to appear in L'Oreal haircare campaign pulls out from campaign after old anti-Israel tweets exposed.Elad Benari, 23/01/2018 02:13
Barbie now wears a hijab

Barbie now wears a hijab

Mattell unveils hijab-wearing Barbie honoring American Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.Ben Ariel, 15/11/2017 04:44
Bar Ilan co-ed thrown out of class for refusing to remove hijab

Bar Ilan co-ed thrown out of class for refusing to remove hijab

Lecturer removes student from classroom for refusing to remove Islamic head-covering. University says lecturer's behavior 'unacceptable.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2017 19:39
'Before wearing a hijab, I was just an ordinary white girl'

'Before wearing a hijab, I was just an ordinary white girl'

Anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour caught admitting she only wears a hijab in order to be considered a 'person of color.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2017 12:06
Top European court: Employers allowed to ban headscarves

Top European court: Employers allowed to ban headscarves

ECJ rules that an employer has the right to forbid employees from wearing visible religious symbols.Tal Polon, 14/03/2017 13:13
Nike to release sport hijabs

Nike to release sport hijabs

Nike sportswear will now have a hijab section for Muslim women., 08/03/2017 19:58
Watch: High school students wear hijab for a day

Watch: High school students wear hijab for a day

Students at Illinois high school declare solidarity with Muslim community, don traditional Muslim garb., 26/02/2017 15:47
Trump's Executive Order is quite in order

Trump's Executive Order is quite in order

As a feminist, scholar, and activist, I think this Order is long overdue. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 30/01/2017 23:57
The fake hijab hate crimes witch hunt

The fake hijab hate crimes witch hunt

The rash of made-up hijab attacks after Trump’s election was an especially extraordinary phenomenon. And it is a dangerous one. Daniel Greenfield, 22/12/2016 21:43
Israel's unusual goodwill ambassador

Israel's unusual goodwill ambassador

Sandra Salomon, niece of Arafat's close aide, was born in Ramallah but later converted to Christianity and champions Israel in Canada.Yoel Domb, 27/10/2016 09:11
Women threaten to boycott championship

Women threaten to boycott championship

Women threaten to boycott World Championship after Iran announces they must wear hijab.Nissan Tzur, 01/10/2016 21:43
Why the Burkini Ban is right

Why the Burkini Ban is right

The clothing of Muslim women is not a personal fashion choice. It is much more ominous. Daniel Greenfield, 05/09/2016 12:21
US military college denies request to wear a hijab

US military college denies request to wear a hijab

Citadel military school says newly-accepted student cannot wear a hijab with her uniform. Family is considering legal action.Shoshana Miskin, 15/05/2016 12:06
Mom, apple pie and burqas?

Mom, apple pie and burqas?

Western women who don Islamist clothing for fun forget that Muslim women don't have a choice in the matter.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 08/04/2016 01:04
French women's minister calls hijabs 'slavery'

French women's minister calls hijabs 'slavery'

Women's rights minister compares Muslim women in headscarf to 'negroes who supported slavery,' gets social media backlash.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2016 16:29
Italy is capitulating to Islamic autocrats

Italy is capitulating to Islamic autocrats

Rome is on the crosshairs of ISIS and thinks that grovelling will keep it safe. Giulio Meotti, 05/03/2016 23:35
New York school holds World Hijab Day

New York school holds World Hijab Day

Parents were not informed in advance, and many were angry. Experts say that the hijab is actually not an Islamic requirement.Hillel Fendel, 15/02/2016 02:12
Tajik police shave 13,000 beards to fight religion

Tajik police shave 13,000 beards to fight religion

Secular regime's law enforcement services convinced 1,700 women and girls to stop wearing headscarves.Gil Ronen, 20/01/2016 19:02
Iranian actress forced to flee to Dubai over hijab

Iranian actress forced to flee to Dubai over hijab

Iran's ministry of culture targets Sadaf Taherian over bareheaded social media photos, exposes actress to public abuse.Tova Dvorin, 01/11/2015 08:59
Hard-hearted Jews

Hard-hearted Jews

One has to call it by that name because it is so shocking. These are Jews who worry about Arab fears and anxieties at this time, not those of Israeli mothers and fathers.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 27/10/2015 17:02
Iranian Women Fined $260 for 'Bad Hijabs'

Iranian Women Fined $260 for 'Bad Hijabs'

Two women given fine worth month's salary for 'bad hijabs,' highlighting harsh Islamic law of Iran where the headscarves are mandatory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2015 15:08
Iran Rejects Controversial Hijab Law

Iran Rejects Controversial Hijab Law

Iran rejects draft law that would give greater powers to Iran's police to enforce women's compulsory wearing of a face veil.Ben Ariel, 04/01/2015 05:46
Asia's Olympic Chief Calls for Hijab to be Allowed

Asia's Olympic Chief Calls for Hijab to be Allowed

Asia's Olympic chief urges all sports to let women wear hijab headscarf, after Qatar's basketball team quits Asian Games in fury.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2014 04:16
FIBA Allows Muslim Religious Head Coverings

FIBA Allows Muslim Religious Head Coverings

International basketball's governing body to allow players to wear hijabs and turbans on a trial basis.Ben Ariel, 17/09/2014 02:12
French Court Upholds Firing of Veiled Muslim

French Court Upholds Firing of Veiled Muslim

A Paris appeals court upholds right of kindergarten to fire Muslim who insisted on wearing hijab headscarf.Ari Yashar, 27/11/2013 14:32
Violence Spreads over Face Veil Ban in France

Violence Spreads over Face Veil Ban in France

At least 20 cars were torched and four people arrested in a second night of rioting after French police enforced a ban on the face veil.Chana Ya'ar, 23/07/2013 00:13
Clashes in France Over Enforcing Veil Ban

Clashes in France Over Enforcing Veil Ban

At least five people were injured when a mob rioted in a Paris suburb over enforcement of the ban on full-face veils in FranceChana Ya'ar, 21/07/2013 13:49
Rowhani Welcomes Facebook, Rejects Segregation

Rowhani Welcomes Facebook, Rejects Segregation

Iran's president-elect expresses progressive views about civil liberties, freedom of expression and the internet.Elad Benari, 03/07/2013 05:12
Court: Dismissal Over Muslim Veil 'Discriminatory'

Court: Dismissal Over Muslim Veil 'Discriminatory'

French court ruled that Muslim woman who was fired for wearing Islamic headscarf at work was unfairly dismissed on basis of religion. Rachel Hirshfeld , 19/03/2013 22:10
Jordan Bank Fires Woman Who Eschewed Hijab

Jordan Bank Fires Woman Who Eschewed Hijab

A Christian woman in Jordan was fired from her position when she refused to adopt Islamic dress as a part of a bank uniformGabe Kahn, 23/05/2012 22:30
Canada Bans Face Coverings for Citizenship Oath

Canada Bans Face Coverings for Citizenship Oath

Canada has banned the wearing of face coverings - including the burqa or hijab - during the citizenship oath.Gabe Kahn., 12/12/2011 18:54
Veiled Woman Running Against Sarkozy

Veiled Woman Running Against Sarkozy

A woman who openly wears an Islamic face-veil in defiance of a French-ban will challenge Nicolas Sarkozy for the Presidency next year.Gabe Kahn., 22/09/2011 21:11
 Ahmadinejad in ‘War of the Veil’ in Iran

Ahmadinejad in ‘War of the Veil’ in Iran

Ahmadinejad causes an uproar in Iran, angering religious clerics and appealing to women’s support in his attacks on the Muslim veil. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 24/08/2011 09:19
‘Ban the Burqa’ in Italy

‘Ban the Burqa’ in Italy

Italy follows France and Belgium and drafts a law banning the Muslim ’burqa’ veil in public. Terrorists threaten Belgium for the ban. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 05/08/2011 02:10
Italy Moves Toward Niqab Ban

Italy Moves Toward Niqab Ban

An Italian parliamentary commission approved a draft law banning veils in public; vote after summer recess.Gabe Kahn., 02/08/2011 22:41
Syria Bans Face-Coverings

Syria Bans Face-Coverings

Syria has banned Islamic face-coverings for university women. Middle East expert Dr. David Bukai says Israel should do the same.Hillel Fendel, 22/07/2010 13:19
Fear of Muslims Nixes Paris Fete

Fear of Muslims Nixes Paris Fete

An outdoor "Sausage and Booze" party in Paris has been banned by French police, who believe local Muslims will become enraged - and violent.Malkah Fleisher, 17/06/2010 16:58
FIFA Reverses Hijab Ban

FIFA Reverses Hijab Ban

The FIFA Olympic football federation has reversed a ruling that banned Iranian women from wearing the hijab Muslim hair covering in competitions.Hana Levi Julian, 04/05/2010 12:13
Muslim Law: Lashes for Trousers

Muslim Law: Lashes for Trousers

Sudanese Muslims officials ordered 40 lashes for women wearing "indecent clothing.” One woman was spared, apparently because of bad publicity.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 22/01/2010 10:37
More Abuse of Women Under Hamas

More Abuse of Women Under Hamas

A new study has found that Gaza women have suffered increased violence since Hamas seized control of the region in 2007.Hana Levi Julian, 03/01/2010 12:56