The professor, Channa Maayan, knew that the acting health minister, who
is ultra-Orthodox, and other religious people would be in attendance.
So she wore a long-sleeve top and a long skirt. But that was hardly
Not only did Dr. Maayan and her husband have to sit separately, as men
and women were segregated at the event, but she was instructed that a
male colleague would have to accept the award for her because women were
not permitted on stage.
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