No to Gender Segregation in Higher Education

The public sphere must be completely egalitarian, and this kind of equality can tolerate neither the exclusion of groups nor the separation between them.

The Council of Higher Education has allowed 12 institutions to separate the sexes while teaching ultra-Orthodox students, including the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Haifa Technion and Bar-Ilan University. The Hebrew University is debating whether to open an instructional track that implements gender separation, although more than 300 university faculty members recently signed a petition protesting this...