Poll: 51% say ‘kosher buses’ legitimate

The majority of the Israeli public believes that voluntary separation between men and women on public transportation in or between ultra-Orthodox areas is a legitimate thing, according to a Ynet-Gesher poll commissioned on the backdrop of the exclusion of women phenomenon.

The survey was conducted by the Panels institute through the Panel4All Internet panel among 508 respondents – a representative sample of the adult Jewish population in Israel (maximal sampling error: 4.4%).

Fifty-one percent of participants responded affirmatively to the question, “Are ‘kosher’ bus lines for haredim legitimate?” Eighteen percent of them offered no reservations, 26% said “only in haredi neighborhoods, and 7% said “only if the women agree to sit in the back.”

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