Ministers investigate orthodox Jewish sect’s ‘bid to stop women driving to school’

Ministers today launched an investigation after receiving a complaint that leaders of a Hasidic Jewish sect are trying to prevent women from driving.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan said an alleged plan to block children attending the group’s schools if they were driven in by their mothers was “completely unacceptable”. The Government was taking the claims “very seriously”.

h/t ZD

  • tom_billesley

    Hellz Belz!

  • Icebow

    What do they think they are? Muzz? Most unfortunate.

  • Waffle

    It drives me absolutely crazy that too many people (even Jews) think that these crazy cultists are the real megillah!!

    • Yea, it’s like our crazy Christian sects, you just slap your forehead in frustration.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    The biggest myth of Hasidism is that they are just like regular Jews, but reall, really pious.

  • Alain

    If true I agree it is silly to say the least, however the women do not run the risk of being honour killed for disobeying, nor are they seeking to impose this on the whole of society. So the ministers are going to investigate this, but meanwhile in the same country Muslim rape gangs continue and their victims are pretty much ignored. I suggest they need to get their priorities straight.