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  • Hadassa Margolese, fighter for religious tolerance, quits Beit Shemesh

    August 13, 2013 | 10:33 am

    Two years ago, Hadassa Margolese became a symbol of resistance to Charedi Orthodox domination after she allowed her 8-year-old daughter to tell an Israeli reporter how religious men had spit on her as she walked to school.

    The report made headlines around the world and cast...

  • A mother fights for daughter’s rights

    January 11, 2012 | 6:44 pm

    Because of her father’s Zionist dream to convince American Jews to move to Israel, Hadassa Margolese spent her adolescent years in the Pico-Robertson area. Now it is Margolese’s own Zionist dream that has turned her and her 8-year-old daughter Na’ama into heroines of the fight...