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  • Woman from Beit Shemesh bus: I was willing to sit in the back

    August 1, 2013 | 5:07 pm

    The woman at the center of attacks by Charedi Orthodox men on public buses in Beit Shemesh told an Israeli newspaper that she was willing to move to the back of the bus after being asked.

    Rachel Rosenfeld told Israel’s daily Haaretz on Thursday that she sat down in the front seat...

  • Charedi men attack after woman refuses to move to back of bus

    July 31, 2013 | 10:29 am

    Haredi Orthodox assailants in Beit Shemesh smashed the windows of a bus after a woman refused to sit apart from men.

    The trouble began Wednesday afternoon when a haredi man demanded that a female passenger move to the back of the crowded public bus in Beit Shemesh, a sprawling...