The Haredi Agudath Israel party forbids women from becoming members, but this week a group of activist groups is hoping the High Court will force it to accept female candidates
Or Kashti is the education analyst for Haaretz Newspaper.
Observant Israelis all over the country are being forced to adopt more stringent rules, including gender separation
Fourth-grade students were placed 29th out of 50 countries in reading test, below Slovakia and Kazakhstan, compared to 18th in 2011
'Over the last two or three years, demands for women's exclusion are on the rise again, even in communities that aren't ultra-Orthodox'
School trips are advancing a political agenda. Its time to keep the kids at home
Cohousing Israel offers a model for elderly people who manage their lives together without giving up personal autonomy: 'Growing old with friends seems the best alternative to us'
Bank Hapoalim is demanding Rabbis for Human Rights to present a form allowing donors to receive a tax refund, even though the donor is foreign
Interior Minister Dery to let municipalities hold sex-segregated public events, even though Justice Ministry had accepted committee's recommendations to the contrary
High-school exam will ask students to give their opinion on a controversial public issue and defend it — a question that will be mandatory this year, for the first time
Merhavia organization was active in 26 such sites in Givatayam in 2016, but that figure has dropped by more than half this year