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Closed Society: December 26, 2011

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Haredim from Beit Shemesh smashed the display window of a lingerie store in town.

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December 26th, 2011 at 10:42 am

Military and Security Forces: December 13, 2011

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Parents who received invitations to the graduation ceremony of a military medics course, were asked to abide to a “modest dress code” during the ceremony.

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December 13th, 2011 at 10:50 pm

Closed Society: July 20, 2011

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In the town Modi’in Illit, “modesty patrols” were set up to warn and act against Orthodox women not dressed modestly enough, in their opinion.

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July 20th, 2011 at 12:15 pm

Closed Society: 2 March, 2011

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The ultra-orthodox Sephardi Jews Modesty Patrol spread in ultra-orthodox neighborhoods, pamphlets named Religion’s Wall – For Sephardic Communities. A warning was printed on the back of the pamphlets, which read: “Do not get caught in the net: non-kosher mobile phones, babysitters, computers, vacations, transport, hotels, summer camps, media, work places, taxis, drivers”.

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March 2nd, 2011 at 5:31 pm