Bedouin Women in Israel Stand Up to 'The Man'

Israel’s first labor union for Bedouin women recently won a labor dispute - and the respect of their conservative society.

Israel’s first labor union for Bedouin women recently racked up an impressive success. After the union, representing employees of day care centers run by an Arab-Jewish organization, declared a labor dispute, management accepted most of its demands. The employees’ pay was raised from 27 to 29 shekels an hour ($7.78 to $8.35), they were given two paid...