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In Israel, Women's Faces Are a Threat to Faith – and Health

Why is Israel still appeasing the ultra-Orthodox radicals who seek to erase and exclude women?

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For many years, I’ve been leading the Israel Religious Action Center’s fight against the exclusion of women and gender segregation in the public sphere.

I've fought bus drivers who sent women to the back of the bus, burial societies who forced family members to separate by gender and prevented women from eulogizing their loved ones, against modesty signs aiming to limit women’s dress and freedom of movement, and a public radio station which did not allow women’s voices on air. All of those battles have ended in legal victories.

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