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Extremists protests as Beit Shemesh takes down modesty signs

Extremist Haredi residents fight to keep modesty signs up in Beit Shemesh

Activists challenged the legality of the signs in court, leading to rulings by the Supreme Court ordering the Beit Shemesh municipality to remove the offending signs.

Supreme Court threatens ultra-Orthodox officials with jail over ‘modesty’ signs

“It won’t happen that women will be excluded from the public domain.”

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men praying in Ramat Beit Shemesh

Spitting, harassment a matter of course in Beit Shemesh neighborhood

Non-haredi residents face threats when walking through Ramat Beit Shemesh Bet neighborhood.


Haredi drug trade network in Mea Shearim and Beit Shemesh uncovered by police

The undercover agent was able to purchase stolen cars, weapons and drugs, including marijuana, hashish, ecstasy and Cocaine in the ultra-Orthodox communities.

Car accident

Shifting kids into high gear

Geerz is a youth mountain biking program that takes boys on bike trips throughout the Judean Hills.


June 3, 2015: Haredi violence

Readers respond to the latest 'Jerusalem Post' articles.

Ultra Orthodox and secular Israelis clash in Beit Shemesh.

Civil rights or Jewish values as a model for conflict resolution

It is obvious that the law recognizes that one may not enforce one’s lifestyle on another.

Children studying

Giving Beit Shemesh children a helping hand

The Rakefet Child Development Center, which treats more children than the equivalent municipal facility, is in danger of closure.

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