Separation of the sexes has ZERO to do with the Torah - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • B'Galil
    • 27.12.11 | 11:05 (IST)

    This is a civil rights issue - not a religious one. There is nothing in the halacha about the need to separate men and women in public spaces. This is about a few people wanting to control all the people. If anyone is behaving like "Nazis" it is these fanatics who are not content with their own religious observance - they have to control everyone else's. Israel is a democracy and we will fight for our freedom from these evil people who are hilul hashem.

    from the article: Ultra-Orthodox Jews ask Israeli media to help rid them of extremists
    First published 00:28 27.12.11 | Last updated 00:28 27.12.11
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