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Female IDF soldiers banned from bathroom to avoid interaction with religious men

According to the father of a female soldier serving in southern Israel, his daughter and her friends are not allowed to go into the...

Knesset moving forward with controversial Muezzin Bill limiting religious loudspeakers

The controversial Muezzin Bill limiting loudspeakers for religious purposes is to be discussed again in Knesset to move forward towards implementation. Protests and outcry...

UN expert warns 75% of world’s population deprived of religious freedom

A new report that was presented yesterday by the UN special investigator on religious rights shows that 70 countries around the world restrict the...

IDF women who serve with religious men complain about overly-strict dress code

With more and more IDF units becoming co-ed, and with more and more religious men enlisting, many women serving in the army feel uncomfortable...

Berlin: Muslim woman rejected from job for wearing hijab wins in court

A Muslim woman was rejected from a teaching position in Berlin after wearing a hijab. A Berlin labor court ruled in her favor and...

IDF reforms burial ordinance: Secular, civil funerals in military cemeteries allowed

In response to a petition filed by Hiddush an organization for religious freedom and equality, the IDF has announced its new ordinance regarding fallen...

11-year-old attacked in Bnei Brak because of immodest dress

11-year-old Eden was physically attacked by an ultra-Orthodox man who deemed her outfit "immodest." Watch our video report below – jwplayer("jwplayer").setup({ ...

Israeli-Arabs protest Muezzin Law: “We won’t stop the call to prayer”

Today (Friday) and yesterday, hundreds protested against the Muezzin Law in a number of locations throughout Israel, which was halted in the Knesset this...