Ahead of polls, some Israeli ultra-Orthodox women call for greater representation

December 26, 2014 5:30 AM

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Ahead of polls, some Israeli ultra-Orthodox women call for greater representation

In this Dec, 14, 2014 photo, Adina Bar-Shalom attends a Shas party news conference in Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv, Israel. In the background is a photo of her late father rabbi Ovadia Yosef, a long time spiritual leader of the Shas party. (AP Photo/Shlomi Cohen) ISRAEL OUT (The Associated Press)

JERUSALEM – A struggle for women's rights is brewing within Israel's deeply conservative ultra-Orthodox community, where women, largely shut out of politics, are beginning to demand greater representation in the country's parliament.

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