According to the group's organizer, the protestors aim to make it clear that the majority of the haredi public does not support the zealots who are verbally and physically harassing the students.
The initiator, Asher Gold, chairman of the ultra-Orthodox student union at the Lander Institute in Jerusalem, told Ynet that he was shocked to hear about the spitting and curses directed at the young girls and realized that the moderate haredi public could no longer sit idly by.
On Monday morning, Gold published an ad on haredi websites calling on members of the ultra-Orthodox community to take part in Tuesday's demonstration as a noticeable group. Dozens of haredim from different factions have already asked to join the initiative, he says.
Some 30 haredi women from Beit Shemesh are also expected to attend the rally. According to Gold's estimates, the group of haredim will include at least 100 people, even though the information on the initiative was only published on social networks and received by word of mouth.
Gold clarifies, however, that the participation in the demonstration will not be in protest of the "exclusion of women" phenomenon, and has nothing to do with participants' opinion on the wider matter.