Following the Israeli Supreme Court request of Agudath Israel party to change a discriminating clause in their by laws excluding women from participating the the party’s political activity, Estee Rieder Indursky, founder and co-director of Nivcharot was interviewed on the i24News channel.
Israel’s High Court held an important debate today that may shape the future of Israeli politics. The Court is considering whether or not to force Ultra-Orthodox political parties to allow women to run for office. Currently, the Ultra-Orthodox parties only permit men to be on the party ranking lists that determine who gets to serve in the Knesset. Expert on Ultra-Orthodox society Estee Rieder Indursky analyzes.