27-year-old Yosef Jalal wood-Isenberg, a spokeswoman for the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of Brooklyn, won a legal battle: it is officially allowed to do in the gym in a skirt – traditional clothing of religious Jews.
The defendant at this trial was organized by the network of women’s fitness clubs Lucille Roberts, which in 2015 forbade Joseph to visit one of their establishments, writes the edition of the Cleveland Jewish News.
The claim was considered by the Federal court of Manhattan. The judges recognized the leadership of the fitness company guilty of discrimination on religious grounds and forced him to make wood-Isenberg member of the club and to pay her compensation the amount of which the press publishes.
The plaintiff, who by this time had moved from Brooklyn to Philadelphia, told reporters that within two years after «exile», practicing at home using videos.