Will Rabbinical Court get female director?

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The High Court of Justice on Monday held a hearing on a petition filed by the Center of Jewish Pluralism, the Rackman Center for the advancement of the status of women and other women’s groups against Justice Minister Yaakov Ne’eman.

The petitioners demanded to cancel the appointment procedure for the director of the Rabbinical Court, and allow women to contend for the role.

During the hearing, Supreme Court Justice Edmund Levy expressed his support for the appointment of a woman to head of the Rabbinical Court.

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