Haredi Party Agrees to Remove Anti-women Rule, but Says Nothing Will Change

Women's groups that petitioned High Court push for formal ruling after Agudat Yisrael asserted that its membership policy is still determined by sages’ council

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Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, head of the Agudat Yisrael faction within the United Torah Judaism party in Israel's Knesset, March 25, 2018.
Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, head of the Agudat Yisrael faction, in March.Credit: Marc Israel Sellem