Renowned haredi rabbi prohibits women from driving due to immodesty

14.11.2013                      11.Kislew.5774

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Renowned haredi rabbi prohibits women from driving due to immodesty

Amnon Yitzhak claims that only “fourth or fifth” rate rabbis would permit women to drive.

The renowned Haredi rabbi Amnon Yitzhak, famous for his Jewish outreach activities, has ruled that it is forbidden for women to drive according to Jewish law on the ground that it is immodest, the haredi website Kikar Hashabbat reported….