Wednesday, June 17, 2009

"Mehadrin" Trains in Japan?

Who knew that the Eda Haredit had influence in Japan? This from Reuters:
Men-only train cars sought in groping fears

TOKYO (Reuters) – Many women taking the crowded train in Tokyo opt for women-only carriages during the rush hour to avoid gropers.

Now, for fear of being accused of groping, some are asking for carriages reserved for men as well.

Ten shareholders of Seibu Holdings, which runs trains in the Tokyo area, have petitioned for carriages reserved for men.

(Rest of article here)

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