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  • Petition calls on El Al to protect female passengers from haredi harassment

    September 29, 2014 | 3:56 pm

    Hundreds have signed an online petition calling on El Al Airlines to protect female passengers from being harassed by haredi Orthodox men.

    The petition on Change.org was launched Sunday, days after an El Al flight from New York to Tel Aviv was delayed in taking off when haredi...

  • Egyptian women struggle to fight sexual harassment

    February 28, 2013 | 11:35 am

    Despite its calls for democracy, freedom of speech and revolution against traditional Egyptian society, the current anti-government demonstrations have witnessed one negative phenomenon – an increase in harassment of women.

    Women have been attacked and in some instances raped in...

  • Colleges reminded of legal duty to prevent harassment

    September 8, 2011 | 3:49 pm

    An Israeli civil rights group has sent letters to 150 U.S. college presidents reminding them of their legal obligations to prevent the harassment of Jewish students on their campuses.

    In its letter dated Sept. 8, the Shurat Din-Israel Law Center in Tel Aviv also reminded the...

  • Homosexual Israeli soldiers claim harassment

    August 16, 2011 | 10:18 am

    Gay and lesbian soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces said they have been sexually harassed during their military service.

    Forty percent of the homosexual soldiers said they were verbally abused and 4 percent said they were physically abused, according to a new survey by the Israel...

  • Couple Fights Harassment

    By Mike Levy

    May 9, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "Be Careful," Jill Jacobson said.

    An odd warning given to a reporter heading to the relatively safe neighborhood of West L.A., to investigate what might be a matter of bad neighbors, or a more noxious case of anti-Semitism. Jacobson's accusations come at a time when anti-Semitism is...