Female volunteer removed from circus stage after Haredi woman protests

12.04.2012                      20.Nissan. 5772                     Chol Hamo'ed 4; Tag 5 des Omer

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Female volunteer removed from circus stage after Haredi woman protests

Ultra-Orthodox woman found female audience member's participation in show offensive; Modi'in residents angered by 'unacceptable' act.

A female audience member who was invited to participate in a circus performance in Modi'in on Sunday was removed from the stage after a religiously observant viewer complained.
Rafi Vitis, an acrobat and host of "The Shambuki Show," at the city's Anabe Park, consented to the request of an ultra-Orthodox woman who found the participation of women offensive. He invited a male volunteer to replace the teenage girl, but was forced to suspend the show for a few minutes because other members of the hundreds-strong audience objected to the switch….