Crossposted from Haaretz
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton compared Israel’s treatment of women with that of Iran. She cited soldiers’ boycotts of women’s singing and back-of-the-bus seating.
Some ultra-Orthodox women are defiantly taking seats at the back of Israeli buses in the name of what they see as religiously mandated gender-segregation. What’s more, as the Forward reports, some of them (or at least one of them) are comparing their actions to those of civil rights legend Rosa Parks.