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Feb 7, 2008

Ultra-Orthodox press digitally erases women from images

Neta Sela Haredi print, internet media refuse to publish photos of women, even those in prominent positions; female member of Winograd Commission omitted from photograph on news website

Source: ynet news
Written by Neta Sela

So how many members were there on the Winograd Commission? A prominent ultra-Orthodox website, www.ladaat.net (site is in Hebrew) chose Thursday to digitally erase the image of Winograd Commission member, Professor Ruth Gavison, from their coverage of the commission’s report.

What is seemingly a simple Photoshop function translates into a very thorny dilemma for the haredi print and internet media.

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