Search results for tag " segregation"

  • The phenomenon of sex segregated bus lines is growing!
    Written by on 16/07/2015
    An ultra-Orthodox myth is that ultra-Orthodox women really want to sit in the back of the bus, so we shouldn’t interfere with the growing phenomenon of gender-segregated bus lines. However, ultra-Orthodox blogger Chani Weiser of B’nai Brak has recently come out publicly, challenging her community’s self-righteous claims. She does not want to sit at the back of the bus!

  • 5 Years of Hiddush Activism
    Written by on 02/10/2014
    Hiddush has become the premier Israeli NGO on matters of Religion and State in Israel

  • Hiddush expresses fury over gender-segregated shelters at rabbinical court
    Written by on 21/07/2014
    Gender segregation in the bomb shelter of an Ashdod Rabbinical Court building is a potentially fatal reminder of the need to criminalize the exclusion of women in the public sector.

  • Wave of gender segregation and harrasment on buses in Israel
    Written by on 21/02/2013
    Amidst continued gender segregation, Hiddush VP Shahar Ilan calls for investigations against "modesty" criminals.

  • Move on Back!
    Written by on 10/12/2012
    It has been a year since the uproar surrounding gender segregation and discrimination against women in Israel, yet the ugly phenomenon continues and grows, supposedly in the name of Judaism.

  • El-Al must not allow segregation on planes!
    Written by on 29/02/2012
    Hiddush successfully petitions El Al Airlines not to tolerate segregation on board

  • After the buses: gender segregation reaches share taxis
    Written by on 03/07/2011
    The segregation between women and men does not end with the ‘Mehadrin Lines.’ Hiddush’s spokesman personally experienced segregation in share taxis: ‘I was removed from the vehicle after a single stop, because women would not let me sit next to them.’ Taxi drivers say segregation has them setting out with half-empty cabs

  • 2010 Religion and State Index
    Written by on 01/05/2011
    Jewish public objects to new religious legislation

  • Women Have Right To Choose Bus Seat
    Written by on 06/01/2011
    The Hiddush organization for religious freedom and equality expressed similar sentiments to the Masorti movement, saying in a statement that "the Supreme Court's decision means that sexual harassment of women in the mehadrin lines will continue."

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