Michele Chabin |
Jerusalem — For more than a year, officials at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have been grappling with a difficult decision: whether to introduce a haredi academic-degree program that would enable fervently Orthodox students to learn in gender-segregated classrooms (and, in the case of male students, with only male teachers), even...
Joshua Mitnick |
Tel Aviv — Nearly 20 years ago, Israel outlawed the far-right Kach organization as a terrorist group in the wake of the Cave of the Patriarchs massacre in which 29 Palestinian worshipers were killed and 125 were wounded. A Kach member, Baruch Goldstein, carried out the attack, and was then beaten to death by those who survived.