Women of the Wall lose again to the Haredi establishment
A court may have ruled in the women's favor, but once again the government capitulated to an anti-democratic, intolerant minority in the name of unity.
The only surprising element in the new government plan barring the Women of the Wall and other liberal and egalitarian groups from praying at the Western Wall's main plaza is that anyone was actually surprised. Jerusalem District Court Judge Moshe Sobel may have ruled earlier this year that the women be allowed to pray there according to their beliefs, but one court ruling...
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