Search results for tag "gender"

  • US State Department warns tourists against “immodest dress”
    Written by on 06/02/2012
    Updated travel guidelines from the US State Department reflect growing concern about violence against women for their dress.

  • Women only 5 percent of religious councils
    Written by on 26/01/2012
    Only one woman was appointed as a member of a religious council in 2011. Not a single council chair is female. Hiddush President, Rabbi Uri Regev: The horrific discrimination against women on religious councils only provides more proof that they must be eliminated and their responsibilities transferred to local authorities.

  • Picture of Maj. Gen. Orna Babibay erased from ultra-Orthodox paper
    Written by on 25/01/2012
    The face of the head of Human Resources for the IDF was completely erased, while her body remained on a Knesset panel discussion the Tal Law.

  • Religious Segregation
    Written by on 29/12/2011
    Rabbi Uri Regev speaks

  • Na’ama’s Tears
    Written by on 27/12/2011
    “It won’t be a real transformation until we realize that it doesn’t start with segregation of women and doesn’t end with removal of signs”

  • Dancing to protest
    Written by on 07/12/2011
    Ultra-Orthodox groups threaten a dance studio because the dancing is not “modest”; dancers respond by lifting their shades and dancing in public.

  • MK Livnat: Ministerial Committee on the Status of Women will be convened
    Written by on 28/11/2011
    Debates rage on as discrimination of women and erasing them from public spheres continues, with disagreement between head of the Ministerial Committee on the Status of Women and Shas minister Mashulam Nahari

  • Hiddush outraged by possibility of all-male committee for Rabbinic appointment
    Written by on 23/11/2011
    Suggested appointments for the Committee for Rabbinical Judges would leave the committee without female members, exacerbating and intensifying the already gender-discriminatory rabbinic court system

  • Boy’s club
    Written by on 23/11/2011
    Uri Regev against the proposed all-male committee to select rabbinic judges particularly because of the great impact these judges have on the plight of women.

  • All-Male committees
    Written by on 22/11/2011
    Rabbi Uri Regev speaks out against the slated all-male committee for appointing rabbinic judges, a further exclusion of women from public space

  • Keeping women visible
    Written by on 17/11/2011
    Rabbi Uri Regev remarks on the removal of women from the public sphere.

  • Discrimination, Repression
    Written by on 13/11/2011
    Increasing gender segregation and discrimination against women, JTA covers Hiddush’s study of bus lines that force women to the back of the bus

  • 91% of Jewish religious population: Gender segregation is distortion of Judaism.
    Written by on 10/11/2011
    According to a survey by the Smith Institute for Hiddush, 89% of the Jewish public in Israel sees recent controversies over gender segregation in the streets of Mea Shearim and on bus lines as a distortion of Judaism (42%) or extremely unnecessary (47%).

  • Making Girls Invisible
    Written by on 10/11/2011
    Gender segregation affects children as well, as companies “sell women’s status for more ultra-Orthodox members,”

  • Women Sing their Song
    Written by on 09/11/2011
    In response to the orthodox prohibition against women singers. Hila Bunyovich-Hoffman announced a street protest in which women will stand in public and sing.

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