Woman’s picture removed from mikveh

Y., who works in the capital’s Religious Council, was diagnosed with breast cancer three years ago and managed to overcome the disease after a strong battle.

About a month ago, she decided to hang a poster promoting breast cancer awareness at the entrance to her workplace, in a bid to try to spare other women from experiencing what she went through.

Several minutes later, she was approached by one of the Council’s senior rabbis, who demanded that she remove the poster immediately, claiming that the picture of the woman on it was immodest and would offend the public.

An insulted Y. removed the poster and went off to hang it in a State-owned mikveh in central Jerusalem. But the ad didn’t survive there either, and was torn off the wall by one of the site’s visitors less than an hour later.

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