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    • Nick
    • 18.12.11 | 05:48 (IST)

    Thank you, Ms. Rosenblit, for your reminder to the nation. This Haredi man's expectation that the entire country will bend to the more absurd elements of his perceptions of Judaism is offensive to the Israeli country's liberal nature. If you don't like the woman in the front, feel free to sit in the back yourself -- and focus on the Talmud as a scholar should, instead of ordering around other people. This may seem quite old-fashioned, but in my opinion, it is quite unthinkable that this man could allow himself to publicly insult a woman.

    from the article: Israeli woman refuses ultra-Orthodox dictate to move to back of bus
    First published 00:38 18.12.11 | Last updated 00:38 18.12.11
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