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  • The Plague of Exclusion

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    March 19, 2013 | 11:55 pm

    I’ve been getting the sad stories via email, direct messages on Facebook, and over Kiddush at shul—mothers sharing with me that their child with mild special needs has been asked to leave a Jewish school/camp or other setting. What’s so astonishing is that these are mostly kids...

  • Lawsuit filed against haredi radio station for excluding women

    August 29, 2012 | 10:40 am

    The religious women’s organization Kolech filed a class-action lawsuit against a haredi Orthodox radio station for excluding women.

    The nearly $26 million lawsuit filed Tuesday in Jerusalem District Court against Kol Berama alleges that the station does not hire women as...

  • Rally in Beit Shemesh protests exclusion of women

    December 27, 2011 | 3:45 pm

    Hundreds participated in a rally in the Jerusalem suburb of Beit Shemesh against gender segregation and violence against women by haredi Orthodox extremists.

    The rally Tuesday evening was held near a national religious girls school which has been at the center of the controversy. It...