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    • baumgaa
    • 09.05.13 | 23:41 (IDT)

    Has Rabbi Shteinman considered the possibility that his plan might backfire? The education these girls receive is calculated to keep them as ignorant as possible of the world outside the enclave in which they live. What might happen if these girls actually talked to WOW members? What if they learned that there are honest, earnest, and sincere ways of being Jewish different from the narrow confines in which they have been kept? What if they met women who are not willing to subordinate their identity to the control of men? Rabbi Shteinman might end up creating rebels within his own camp! I encourage others to see the possible good that might come from this absurd attempt to silence the WOW.

    from the article: Rabbi recruits seminary girls to protest non-Orthodox worship at Western Wall
    First published 17:08 09.05.13 | Last updated 17:08 09.05.13
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