Exclusion of women: Last winter's burning subject, now a non-issue in Israel
The government, and particularly Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, dealt with what threatened to become a new crisis by using the tactic tried out a few months earlier with the social protest: lots of empathetic words, very little action.
Exclusion of women, remember? For a few weeks last winter it seemed the widespread anger and shock from the increasing instances of exclusion of women in public were going to turn into a new version of the previous summer of social protests. Incident followed incident in short order: Nine Orthodox Israel Defense Forces cadets walked out on a military history event where female soldiers were singing; Tanya...
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