Slippery Slope

Notes From a Crumbling Democracy

Closed Society: January 2‎‏1‏‎, 2012‎

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The High Court of Justice criticized the fact that no woman was elected for the committee that appoints dayanim (rabbinical court judges), in response to an appeal by religious women’s organization Emunah. Until lately, at least one woman served in the ten-member committee, but in November the Israeli Bar Association chose two men as representatives.

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January 21st, 2012 at 11:21 pm