women's rights in Israel

Israel's Chief Rabbis Receive Death Threats Over Women Of Wall Prayer

06/02/2013 - 20:00

Israel’s chief rabbis received death threats in letters to their offices warning them to allow the Women of the Wall to pray “in accordance with our customs.”

The letters, headlined “This is a last warning,” were delivered Monday to the offices of Rabbi Yona Metzger and Rabbi Shlomo Amar. A complaint was filed with the security officer of the Prime Minister’s Office.

Beit Shemesh Flash Mob

Here's a look back at how women in the Israeli town of Beit Shemesh reacted to acts of sexism by ultra-Orthodox men earlier this year.

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