The attorney general's recommendation to make the exclusion of women in public places a criminal offense is a necessary step by a democratic state that wants its citizens to enjoy equal rights and opportunities.
Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein’s recommendation to make the exclusion of women in public places a criminal offense surprised many people and was even described as dropping a bomb on relations between ultra-Orthodox and nonobservant Jews.
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