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  • The Truth About Why Rey is Missing from the Toy Aisle

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    3 weeks ago

    There has been a lot of talk lately about why Rey, the main character in the new blockbuster Star Wars movie, is missing from the toy shelves in action packs and in Star Wars Monopoly. It has been fascinating to see the excuses people have been making for this slight, which is...

  • Ashdod bomb shelters ordered not to engage in gender segregation

    July 17, 2014 | 3:10 pm

    Several bomb shelters in Ashdod were ordered to remove signs indicating they are for men only.

    In response to a complaint lodged by Knesset member Stav Shaffir, the Rabbinical Courts Administration ordered the removal of the signs, the Times of Israel reported.

    “The thought...

  • NY may close bus service that makes women sit in back

    By Aaron Wood

    October 21, 2011 | 9:45 am

    New York City authorities said they will shut down a city bus service run by Orthodox Jews if the group doesn’t stop making women sit at the back of the bus.

    The Private Transportation Corp, which operates the city’s public B110 bus under a franchise arrangement, has come under...