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Former Chief Rabbi's daughter calls Israel 'undemocratic state'

Former Chief Rabbi's daughter calls Israel 'undemocratic state'

Israel Prize winner Rabbanit Adina Bar Shalom criticizes court decision to harm haredi public and force gender-mixed events.

Israeli court bans gender separation at Hasidic concert

Israeli court bans gender separation at Hasidic concert

Nazareth court rules that haredi concert by singer Motty Steinmetz in Afula city park cannot have gender separate seating.

Rabbi Yosef: Full gender separation in Cave of the Patriarchs

Rabbi Yosef: Full gender separation in Cave of the Patriarchs

Rishon LeZion publishes letter signed by rabbis Dov Lior, Avigdor Neventzal, Shmuel Rabinowitz calling for strict separation in cave.

Haredi MK asks El Al to uphold women's rightsplayer

Haredi MK asks El Al to uphold women's rights

'There are women whose rights are trampled by fact they're forced to sit next to men,' MK Israel Eichler tells airline representatives.

Bill to forbid gender separation by service providers

Bill to forbid gender separation by service providers

Zionist Union MK Merav Michaeli submits bill prohibiting companies like El Al from acceding to haredi requests to separate genders.

Provocation in Rabin Squareplayer

Provocation in Rabin Square

Police repulse demonstrators seeking to enter men's compound in protest against separation at Chabad event in heart of Tel Aviv.

Zandberg: 'We'll propose bill against gender separation'

Zandberg: 'We'll propose bill against gender separation'

Meretz disappointed by court allowing separated Chabad event: 'Attempt to darken Tel Aviv, stronghold of liberalism, won't be tolerated.'

Tel Aviv Chabad event will take place - with gender separationplayer

Tel Aviv Chabad event will take place - with gender separation

Tel Aviv district court rules on petition to enable 'Messiah in the Square' event in Tel Aviv to be held with gender separation.

'We will formulate rules for gender separation in public domain'

'We will formulate rules for gender separation in public domain'

MK Gafni accepts AG request to postpone discussion on segregation at public events. 'Someone invented concept of excluding women,' he said.

Gender-separate classes

Gender-separate classes

Plans to establish separate classes on campuses allow possibility some non-haredi students will be affected.

Unity Day? Feminist MKs Upset over 'Degrading' Ceremony

Feminist MKs Upset over 'Degrading' Ceremony

Genderists go ballistic after organizers of joint ceremony by yeshiva and non-religious school chose not to feature female singers.

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.

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.

'IDF Must Keep its Promises - or Hareidi Soldiers Will 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.

Gov't Says Removing Women from Outdoor Ads Violates their Honor

State Says Removing Ads of Women Dishonors Them

Advertisements featuring pictures of women must be allowed in all parts of Jerusalem, state prosecutors have announced.

Chabad Rabbi Donates Kidney, 'Act of Caring'

Chabad Rabbi Donates Kidney, 'Act of Caring'

A Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi in New Jersey has donated his kidney to a Jewish man living on a secular moshav in Israel.

Rabbi Lau: Shouts of 'Nazi!' Cause Me Nightmares

Rabbi Lau: Shouts of 'Nazi!' Cause Me Nightmares

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau tells Ma'ariv he was shocked to see a photo of a Jewish boy wearing a yellow star in last week's hareidi protest.

UTJ Lawmaker Warns: 'Don't Enlist in IDF Yet'

UTJ Lawmaker Warns: 'Don't Enlist in IDF Yet'

A United Torah Judaism MK warns young hareidi religious men not to join IDF special programs without assurances they can observe Torah law.

Aharonovitch: 'Don't Be Afraid to File Complaints'

'Don't Be Afraid to File Complaints'

Public Security Minister Yitzchak Aharonovitch tells women "don't be afraid" to file complaints if they are harrassed in public venues.

Police Vow 'Zero Tolerance' on Discrimination Against Women

'Zero Tolerance' Policy on Harassment of Women

Israel Police Commissioner Yochanan Danino vows a "zero tolerance" policy on discrimination against women in public venues.

Livni Links Gender Segregation, 'Racist' Laws

Livni Links Gender Segregation, 'Racist' Laws

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni says nationalist-religious radicalism is behind all the nation's political and social ills.

Hareidim Say Feminist 'Rosa Parks' Provoked Them

Hareidim Say Feminist 'Rosa Parks' Provoked Them

A woman was asked to sit in the back of a bus that serves the hareidi community. Media has field day.