High Court forbids gender-separate sidewalks in Mea Shearim

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September 28, 2010 11:34

 
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The High Court declared that it is illegal to have separate men and women on the sidewalks of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, in a decision made on Tuesday.

The court also outlawed the ushers that were patrolled the neighborhood for immodestly-dressed visitors.

During Succot, neighborhood residents illegally forced the separation on those passing through the area.

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