JERUSALEM (JTA) — A haredi Orthodox teacher in a girls’ school in the largely haredi West Bank settlement of Beitar Illit reportedly was fired from her long-time position after obtaining a drivers’ license. The woman obtained the driver’s license in order to more easily transport her disabled daughter, the haredi Orthodox news website Kikar Shabbat…
Alon Day could make history as the first Israeli to drive in a NASCAR national series race.
The edict by Belz in England against women driving is an example of the Hasidic community’s fear of progress. But Orthodox feminist leader Dina Brawer argues that faith and modernity can co-exist.
The Hasidic Belz sect of Britain has barred women members from driving.
When Frimet Goldberger and her husband took a Passover road trip, they promised to share the driving. But after three hours, she wished she was banned from getting behind the wheel.
A few women filmed themselves driving in Saudi cities on Saturday, defying government warnings of arrest and prosecution to take part in a campaign against men-only road rules, activists said.
A group of Saudi activists has begun another campaign for the lifting of a ban on women driving, urging women to get behind the wheel on Oct. 26 in defiance, according to its website.
Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving is not mandated by any text in Sharia, the Islamic legal code which forms the basis for most Saudi law, the head of its morality police told Reuters on Thursday.
You might not think a little thing like the way your husband puts the knives back into the knife block (hint: the wrong way) could drive a newlywed crazy. You’d be wrong.
Amid the panicked phone calls to cops, topless pictures and alarming tweets, it’s easy to forget that Amanda Bynes’ troubles started with a series of arrests for reckless driving last fall.