sexism

Manara Cliff, Kiryat Shmona
Tourist stop in northern Israel pays damages for prohibiting women on cable car

A tour guide brought a group of tourists to visit Manara Cliff in June 2018 but was not allowed to board two female tourists in his group on a cable car because haredi men refused to sit with them.

02/11/2019
 A picture of Ayelet Shaked on the cover of the Yediot Aharonot newspaper
Netanyahu media adviser blasted for ‘sexist’ comments against Shaked

“I got Blazer early this week,” Orich commented snidely, ostensibly comparing Shaked derisively to the front-page models of an Israeli “men’s magazine.”

 Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked
Responding to rabbi's sexist remarks, Shaked says women can do anything

Shaked fired back at Rabbi Aviner after he had said that she, and women in general, should not be involved in politics.

06/07/2019
Tamar Ish Shalom (L) and Yonit Levi (R)
How were Israel's television anchorwomen perceived on social media?

New research found social media users to criticize anchorwomen Yonit Levi, Geula Even-Saar and Tamar Ish Shalom primarily in sexist, and sexual, connotations.

By TAMMY MAMISTVALOV/MAARIV
26/03/2019
IKEA haredi
I’m suing Ikea over this sexist catalog

Ikea’s catalog for haredim contains language and products geared to the sector’s needs, such as extra hanging space for men’s shirts and large bookcases for storing volumes of the Talmud.

By HANNAH KATSMAN
22/03/2019
A screenshot from the Castro commercial 'Where is the dress from?'
What was the sexist Israeli ad in 2018?

WIZO also crowns its top offending commercial of the decade ahead of International Women's Day.

08/03/2019
Meretz Party Leader Tamar Zandberg holding a sign saying #YouWillNotEraseMe, 2019.
Meretz launches campaign protesting Bnei Brak billboard bamboozle

The Meretz activists will display an electronic changing billboard entirely made up of pictures of women at Dizengoff Center on Friday.

22/01/2019
veiled women iraq
Iraq's new government lacks female ministers

UN Special Representative Jan Kubis lamented the lack of women among the 14 ministers who have been appointed.

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