Is there something wrong with demanding equality? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 09.06.13 | 17:10 (IDT)

    The position of women changed even during the Biblical Period, with the 7th-century Book of Deuteronomy according female slaves the right to go frtee in the seventh year, like men in the earlier law of the Book of Exodus. Later, the Rabbis of the Talmud granted women even more rights, such as in the matter of divorce. Now, in the 21st century, there is no reason why the attitude of the Jewish religion should not keep up with the times.

    from the article: Women of the Wall prayers at Kotel end peacefully after police cordon off Haredi protesters
    First published 10:34 09.06.13 | Last updated 05:47 09.06.13
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