Attn Zionist Forever: The Wall belongs to ALL Jews - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Lisa
    • 19.11.09 | 17:57 (IST)

    1) The Wall is a holy place for all Jews - not just the Orthodox; 2) I find the wall separating men and women offensive, but I don't knock it down out of respect for those who believe it is necessary. In other words, though I find it offensive, it is not a act against me personally and it does not prevent me from praying at the Wall; 3) This woman was wearing a tallit herself - she didn't try to force someone who didn't want one to wear it. This woman has as much right to her own personal religious expression as someone who chooses not to wear the tallit. If you don't like it, don't look at her!

    from the article: Police arrest woman for wearing prayer shawl at Western Wall
    First published 10:26 18.11.09 | Last updated 22:34 18.11.09
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