The misogyny expressed by many of the letter writers here takes my breath away. It is not only in the reform tradition that women are called to the Torah and wear Tallitot. It is also accepted in the Conservative movement. In fact, it seems to be accepted almost everywhere but in Israel & at a site holy to all Jews, not just the orthodox and ultra orthodox.
In Bahrain, 2 police officers killed, 6 wounded in bombing (AP)
from the article: Police arrest woman for wearing prayer shawl at Western Wall