Eleanor, reply#101 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • sandra chitayat
    • 27.12.11 | 14:37 (IST)

    G-d bless you, Eleanor, may you have a wonderful 70th birthday. Thank you for your comment. I feel absolutely the same way. I am a Jew born in Iraq. From my youth I always questioned the "exclusion" of women, their economic inequality, etc. This borders on the absurd, and is absolutely ridiculous if it were not so tragic. Makes one wonder why they made 90% of the population of Jews that were wiped out during the Holocaust. On Chanukah, in the Psalms, psalm 30 which we read at the beginning of the holidays, we are warned against excessive zeal. These people are the zealots in question.

    from the article: Israeli city braces for 10,000-strong protest against exclusion of women
    First published 00:28 27.12.11 | Last updated 00:28 27.12.11
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