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Ultra-Orthodox sect bans women from going to university

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Published: 27 August 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Ultra-Orthodox rabbis ban women from going to university in case they get ‘dangerous’ secular knowledge - Siobhan Fenton & Dina Rickman – The Independent (UK) 23.08.16
The Satmar decree warns ‘We will be very strict about this. No girls attending our school are allowed to study and get a degree. It is dangerous. Girls who will not abide will be forced to leave our school.’

And see: Anti-Zionist Hasidic kids pelt eggs at mock Netanyahu car in anti-Israel protest – The Times of Israel/JTA 25.08.16
Children chant ‘Israeli government, shame on you!’ at two rival Satmar summer camps in Williamsburg, Kiryas Joel. And see video of Satmar camp activities here [1:07]

In Israel’s ultra-Orthodox press, Hillary Clinton is invisible
- Daniella Cheslow – The Times of Israel 25.08.16
Democrat’s potential ascension to presidency is renewing debate in some Haredi circles over acceptability of photos of women. ‘For us there is no question. We will not publish pictures of women, period.’

Secret sex & other rules of ultra-Orthodox sect revealed on Facebook
July 5, 2016


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