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  • Israel’s attorney general orders explanation of Palestinian bus ban

    October 28, 2014 | 1:25 pm

    Israel’s attorney general, Yehuda Weinstein, has called for an explanation of a proposed order that would prevent Palestinian workers from riding Israeli buses.

    On Tuesday, Weinstein ordered Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon to explain the new guidelines, which will effectively ban...

  • New guidelines prevent Palestinian workers from riding Israeli buses

    October 27, 2014 | 1:06 pm

    New guidelines issued by Israel Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon will prevent Palestinian workers from riding on Israeli public transportation in the West Bank.

    Under the new guidelines announced Sunday, all Palestinian workers must return to the West Bank through one crossing, the...

  • Egged reportedly to forego human images on Jerusalem bus ads

    August 27, 2012 | 3:27 pm

    The Egged bus company will not use images of either men or women in advertisements on its Jerusalem buses.

    The decision comes after controversy over featuring women in ads, Haaretz reported Monday.

    The Canaan Media advertising company had appeared to drop plans to place...

  • Israel takes gender fight to buses, billboards

    November 17, 2011 | 3:29 pm

    The women turned heads as they got on Jerusalem’s No. 56 bus on a November weekday.

    Startled ultra-Orthodox Jewish men looked away as the group mounted a challenge to growing gender segregation in the holy city by boarding the public vehicle from the front door and sitting in its...

  • Israeli workers strike cut short by court

    November 7, 2011 | 8:18 am

    Israel’s main labor union ended a brief strike that shut down major sectors of the economy on Monday, following a labor court injunction that limited the action to just four hours.

    The Histadrut Labour Federation, the umbrella body for hundreds of thousands of public sector workers,...

  • Gender segregation still OK on Israeli buses, with caveats

    January 6, 2011 | 10:26 am

    Gender segregation on Israeli public buses may continue as long as passengers agree, the country’s Supreme Court ruled.

    The practice will still be allowed on dozens of bus lines serving the haredi Orthodox community, known as Mehadrin lines, as long as passengers are not coerced and...

  • Seattle buses to carry ‘Israeli war crimes’ ads

    December 20, 2010 | 1:05 pm

    Buses in downtown Seattle will carry advertisements about “Israeli war crimes” to mark the second year since the Gaza war.

    The Seattle Midwest Awareness Campaign has paid $1,794 to place the advertisements on 12 buses beginning Dec. 27, the day Israel entered Gaza to stop rocket...

  • Bus Girl

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The fictional Carrie Bradshaw saw her image on a bus placard because she wrote a popular sex column.

    But Carol Taubman sees her image go by each day on the side of MTA buses for a very different reason.

    Three years ago, Taubman, an industrial real estate broker, participated in her...