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    • Joseph
    • 09.04.13 | 23:46 (IDT)

    You would know that the separation of men and women in the holy temple was implemented fairly late in the second temple period, and was due to certain problems arising from mixed company - not because mixed prayer is inherently a desecration. In the temple of Solomon, the nation prayed together without separation.

    from the article: Sharansky to propose egalitarian section at Jerusalem's Western Wall
    First published 15:04 09.04.13 | Last updated 15:04 09.04.13
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