Haredi-style health bulletins sent to secular homes

27.12.2011                      1.Tewet. 5772                       Channuka 7                      Rosch Chodesch 2

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Haredi-style health bulletins sent to secular homes

Insurers now required to state which sector they’re aimed at, as suggested by ‘Post’.

Women have disappeared from some of the health-care material sent out from Clalit Health Services, which instead only shows photographs of haredi (ultra- Orthodox) men and boys to illustrate the “perfect family”.
The word “breast cancer” could not be found in some Kupat Holim Meuhedet material, which preferred to use the euphemism “women’s disease”.
Although the material was intended for a haredi-only audience, it was also sent to secular and modern Orthodox homes….