Things it the town of Beit Shemesh, not far from Jerusalem, are escalating fast - Police arrest more then 20 Ultra-Orthodox in suspicion of attacking women. Israeli news crew assaulted by group of Haredi (Ultra-Orthodox) men in Beit Shemesh.
PM Netanyahu to meet with ultra-Orthodox politicans to ask them to speak out against public segregation of women.
Religious Anglo residents of Beit Shemesh put up a fight against ultra-Orthodox encroachment : "We're turning up the pressure," said says Dov Lipman, a 40-year-old rabbi, author and teacher from Baltimore, MD, who has formed the "Emergency Committee to Save Beit Shemesh." "The future of our city is at stake."
[b]"We're going to put up a fight," says Rachelle Goodman, a resident and committee member, who described how Haredim pelted her husband and small children with eggs and gravel as they walked along the thoroughfare linking the communities of Ramat Beit Shemesh A and B on a Friday night. "We are not goi