Hundreds protest for women’s rights in rallies across Israel

12.11.2011                      15.Cheschwan. 5772                      Wajera


Hundreds protest for women's rights in rallies across Israel

Demonstrations spurred by recent incidents of separation between men and women; Jerusalem city council member: State cannot stay silent in face of public mainstream.

Hundreds of people amassed in multiple locations across Israel on Friday to protest what they conceive as the exclusion of women from the public sphere.
The protests, led by Hila Benyovich-Hoffman, were organized in the wake of recent incidents, mainly in the Israel Defense Forces, including occasions in which women's singing was prohibited….